Rodolfo Armando Ruiz

Hon. Rodolfo Armando Ruiz, II

Judge, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida

Rodolfo Armando "Rudy" Ruiz II is a judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. On May 7, 2018, President Donald Trump (R) nominated Ruiz to a seat on this court. The U.S. Senate confirmed Ruiz on May 2, 2019, by a vote of 90-8. He received commission on May 3, 2019.

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida is one of 94 U.S. district courts. They are the general trial courts of the United States federal courts

Ruiz was a judge of the Florida 11th Circuit Court, Civil Division, from 2015 to 2019. Gov. Rick Scott (R) appointed Ruiz to the state's 11th Circuit in November 2014 to succeed Judge Beth Bloom.

Before his appointment to the 11th Judicial Circuit Court, Ruiz served as a judge on the Miami-Dade County Court in Florida. Gov. Rick Scott (R) appointed Ruiz to this bench in April 2012.