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Stark, Leonard Philip

Born 1969 in Detroit, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
Nominated by Barack Obama on March 17, 2010, to a seat vacated by Kent A. Jordan. Confirmed by the Senate on August 5, 2010, and received commission on August 10, 2010. Served as chief judge, 2014-present.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, 2007-2010

University of Delaware, B.A., B.S., M.A., 1991
University of Oxford, Magdalen College, D.Phil., 1993
Yale Law School, J.D., 1996

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Walter K. Stapleton, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1996-1997
Private practice, Wilmington, Delaware, 1997-2001
Adjunct professor, University of Delaware, 1998-1999
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Delaware, 2002-2007
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2015-2017