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Linares to Assume Chief Judge Post as Simandle Takes Senior Status

New Jersey Law Journal

May 17, 2017

"U.S. District Judge Jose Linares is preparing to become chief judge for the District of New Jersey on June 1, following a move to senior status for the current chief judge, Jerome Simandle," as seen in this article.

Mark Olinsky who serves as President of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey said "he is confident in Linares' ability to lead the district. 'We are indebted to Judge Simandle for his wise and careful stewardship of the District Court for the past five years he has served as chief judge. He has been a strong advocate for bringing additional, necessary judicial resources to our district. Judge Linares, having served for almost 15 years on the District Court, is well aware of the challenges faced by our court, and we are confident in his ability to serve as a strong leader and administrator.' "