Judge Rodolfo Ruiz

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

ABA Rating: Well Qualified

Nominated by President Donald Trump

Confirmed 90-8 on May 2, 2019

  • Duke University B.S., 2002

  • Georgetown University Law Center J.D., 2005

  • Law clerk, Hon. Federico A. Moreno, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2005-2006

  • Private practice, Miami, Florida, 2006-2008

  • Assistant county attorney, Miami-Dade County, Florida, 2009-2012

  • Judge, Miami-Dade County [Florida] Court, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, 2012-2014

  • Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, 2015-2019

Democrats opposed to his confirmation:

Gillibrand (D-NY), Klobuchar (D-MN), Markey (D-MA), Peters (D-MI), Sanders (I-VT), Schumer (D-NY), Stabenow (D-MI), Warren (D-MA)

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