Judge Profile

Jose L. Linares

Judicial Experience:

  • District Judge, U.S. District Court, NJ District

Other Professional Experience:

  • Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex County, 2000 to 2002
  • Private Practice, New Jersey, 1980 to 2000
  • Supervising Attorney, New York City Department of Investigation, 1978 to 1980

Biographical Data:

  • Judge Linares nominated by George W. Bush Aug. 1, 2002, to seat vacated by Alfred J. Lechner Jr.; confirmed by Senate Nov. 14, 2002; received commission Dec. 3, 2002.

    Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic


  • J.D., Temple Law School, 1978
  • B.A., Jersey City State University, 1975
Profile provided by the New Jersey State Office of Court Administration.