Judge José A. Fusté was born in 1943 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 27, 1985, to a seat vacated by Juan R. Torruella. Confirmed by the Senate on October 25, 1985, and received commission on October 28, 1985. Served as chief judge, 2004-2011.
University of Puerto Rico, B.B.A., 1965
University of Puerto Rico School of Law, LL.B., 1968
Private practice, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1968-1985
Professor of Admiralty Law, University of Puerto Rico, 1972-