History of the Federal Judiciary


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Longobardi, Joseph J.
Born 1930 in Wilmington, DE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on April 4, 1984, to a seat vacated by James L. Latchum. Confirmed by the Senate on April 24, 1984, and received commission on May 3, 1984. Served as chief judge, 1989-1996. Assumed senior status on June 15, 1997.

Education:
Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland, B.A., 1952
Temple University School of Law, LL.B., 1957

Professional Career:
Private practice, Delaware, 1957-1959
Deputy attorney general, State of Delaware, 1959-1961
Private practice, Wilmington, Delaware, 1964-1974
Member, Delaware Tax Appeal Board, 1973-1974
Judge, Superior Court of Delaware, 1974-1982
Vice chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery, 1982-1984

 

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