William Joseph Martinez

Personal

Birthday: 
1954
Birthplace: 
Mexico City, Mexico
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Staff attorney, Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago [Illinois], 1980-1987
Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1988-1992, 1997-2010
Regional attorney, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Denver, Colorado, 1992-1996

Given name at birth: Jose Guillermo Martinez Escalante

Education

Name of School: 
University of Illinois
Degree: 
B.A., B.Sc.
Degree Year: 
1977
Name of School - Second: 

University of Chicago Law School

The University of Chicago Law School occupies a unique niche among this country's premier law schools. Located on a residential campus in one of America 's great cities, Chicago offers a rigorous and interdisciplinary professional education that blends the study of law with the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences. Students, faculty, and staff form a small, tightly knit community devoted to the life of the mind. Learning is participatory. Chicago does not seek to impose a single viewpoint or style of thought on its students. Instead, our faculty exposes students to contrasting views, confident in students' abilities to choose their own paths.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1980

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Colorado
Court Name: 

Colorado District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
12/21/2010
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