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Laplante, Joseph Normand

Born 1965 in Nashua, NH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire
Nominated by George W. Bush on June 13, 2007, to a seat vacated by Joseph A. DiClerico. Confirmed by the Senate on December 14, 2007, and received commission on December 28, 2007. Served as chief judge, 2011-present.

Education:
Georgetown University, A.B., 1987
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1990

Professional Career:

Private practice, New Hampshire, 1990-1993
Senior assistant attorney general, State of New Hampshire, 1993-1998
Trial attorney, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1998-1999
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Massachusetts, 2000-2002
First assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Hampshire. 2002-2007