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Seybert, Joanna

Born 1946 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on September 24, 1993, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on November 20, 1993, and received commission on November 24, 1993. Assumed senior status on January 13, 2014.

University of Cincinnati, B.A., 1967
St. John`s University School of Law, J.D., 1971

Professional Career:

Trial attorney, Legal Aid Society, New York City, 1971-1973
Senior trial attorney, Federal Defender Services, Legal Aid Society, Brooklyn, New York, 1973-1975
Private practice, Woodbury, New York, 1976, 1979
Senior staff attorney, Legal Aid Society, Nassau County, New York, 1976-1979
Chief, Major Litigation Bureau, Nassau County [New York] Attorney's Office, 1980-1987
Judge, Nassau County [New York] District Court, 1987-1991
Judge, Nassau County [New York] Court, 1992-1993

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, July 27, 1992; no Senate vote