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Lenard, Joan A.

Born 1952 in Amityville, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Nominated by William J. Clinton on September 29, 1995, to a seat vacated by James Lawrence King. Confirmed by the Senate on December 22, 1995, and received commission on December 26, 1995. Assumed senior status on July 1, 2017.

Rockland Community College, A.A., 1972
Roger Williams College, B.A., 1973
Antioch Sch. of Law (now Univ. of the District of Columbia, Clarke Sch. of Law), J.D., 1976

Professional Career:

Assistant state attorney, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Florida, 1976-1982; chief, Consumer Fraud Division, 1978-1980; chief, Consumer and Economic Crime Division, 1980-1982
Judge, Dade County [Florida] Court, 1982-1993
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Family Division, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, 1993-1995