Alex Ferrer


Alex Ferrer (born in Havana, Cuba) is an American judge who hosts the television series Judge Alex. Ferrer was born in Havana, Cuba but immigrated to the United States with his family when he was one-year-old. At age 15, Alex landed a part-time job as a gas station attendant; by his senior year of high school, he had been promoted to night manager. At age 19, Ferrer became one of the youngest police officers in the state of Florida. While working as a police officer, Ferrer sold diamonds on the side. He left the Coral Gables police force at 24 to study law. He went on to earn his JD degree from the University of Miami, where he became a published member of its Law Review. He currently serves as Judicial Director of the university's Alumni Association. Upon receiving his degree, Ferrer practiced law in Miami, focusing on civil litigation, including hundreds of suits involving medical malpractice, wrongful deaths, personal injuries, and commercial business disputes. In 1995, he then became an Associate Administrative Judge in the Criminal Division of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, which covers Miami-Dade County, where he spent ten years presiding over thousands of criminal cases. He  ( Wikipedia article )


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Jane Ferrer
Sculptor, Judge


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University of Miami School of Law

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