Judge Federico Moreno

Judge Federico Moreno

Nominated to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

ABA Rating: “Qualified

Nominated by President George H.W. Bush

Nomination expired October 8, 1992 due to inaction by Senate Democrats

  • University of Notre Dame B.A., 1974
  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D. 1978
  • Private practice, Miami, Florida, 1978-1979
  • Assistant federal public defender, Southern District of Florida, 1979-1981
  • Private practice, Miami, Florida, 1982-1986
  • Judge, Dade County [Florida] Court, 1986-1987
  • Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, 1987-1990
  • Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 1990-Present
  • Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2015-present

Democrats who opposed his confirmation:

Joe Biden (D-DE), Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman who refused to act on Moreno’s nomination.