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Jaime Pieras

Biography of Jaime Pieras Jr.

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Pieras
  • First Name: Jaime
  • Generational Suffix: Jr.
  • Date of Birth: May , 19 , 1924
  • Place of Birth (POB): San Juan , Puerto Rico
  • Date of Death: June , 11 , 2011
  • Place of Death (POD): San Juan , Puerto Rico
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic

Jaime Pieras Jr. Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Puerto Rico
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Ronald Reagan ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 06/02/1982
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 92 Stat. 1629
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 06/02/1982
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 07/12/1982
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 07/13/1982
  • Commission Date: 07/15/1982
  • Retirement from Active Service: 08/01/1993
  • Date of Termination: 06/11/2011
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Jaime Pieras Jr. in the Law School

  • Name of School: Catholic University of America
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1945

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Georgetown College Law School (now Georgetown University Law Center)
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1948

Jaime Pieras Jr. Career Path


  • U.S. Army second lieutenant, 1946-1947
  • Private practice, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico, 1949-1953, 1954-1982
  • Private practice, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1954


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