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Joyner, J. Curtis

Born 1948 in Newberry, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on November 5, 1991, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on April 8, 1992, and received commission on April 13, 1992. Served as chief judge, 2011-2013. Assumed senior status on May 1, 2013.

National Judicial College
Central State University, Ohio, B.S., 1971
Howard University School of Law, J.D., 1974

Professional Career:

Legal publications specialist, U.S. Office of the Federal Register, 1974-1975
Private practice, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1975-1987
Chester County [Pennsylvania] District Attorney's Office, 1975-1987; assistant district attorney, 1975-1980; chief deputy district attorney, 1980-1984; first assistant district attorney, 1984-1987
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Chester County [Pennsylvania], 1987-1992