University of Georgia
School of Law
Athens, GA 30602
B.A., J.D., University of Miami
Oral and Written Advocacy
Adalberto Jordan currently serves as a U.S. Court of Appeals judge for Eleventh Circuit. He was nominated by President Barrack Obama and was sworn in early in 2012.
Previously Jordan served as a U.S. District Court judge for the Southern District of Florida. From 1994 to 1999, he worked in the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Southern District of Florida, initially as an assistant U.S. attorney and eventually as a U.S. attorney and chief of the Appellate Division. He practiced law for five years at Steel, Hector & Davis in Miami, after serving as a judicial clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Thomas Clark. Additionally, Jordan has taught as an adjunct law professor at the University of Miami for nearly 30 years.
Jordan earned his bachelor's and law degrees from the University of Miami.