John Michael Vazquez

Title: District Court
Appointed by: Barack H. Obama
Judicial Tenure: 2016
Born: 1970
Birth Place: Honolulu, HI

Professional Career

  • Law clerk, Hon. Herman D. Michels, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, 1996-1997
  • Private practice, West Orange, New Jersey, 1997-2001
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 2001-2006
  • health care fraud coordinator, 2004-2006
  • Office of the Attorney General, Department of Law and Public Safety, State of New Jersey, 2006-2008
  • special assistant to the attorney general, 2006-2007
  • first assistant attorney general, 2007-2008
  • Private practice, Roseland, New Jersey, 2008-2016


  • Rutgers University, B.A., 1992
  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1996