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Judge Joseph J. Longobardi

The Honorable Joseph J. Longobardi

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Federal Judicial Service:

U. S. District Court, District of Delaware
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on April 4, 1984, to a seat vacated by James L. Latchum; Confirmed by the Senate on April 24, 1984, and received commission on May 3, 1984. Served as Chief Judge, 1989-1996. Assumed senior status on June 15, 1997.


Washington College, B.A., 1952
Temple University School of Law, LL.B., 1957

Professional Career:

Private practice, Delaware, 1957-1959
Deputy state attorney general, Delaware, 1959-1961
Private practice, Wilmington, Delaware, 1964-1974
Member, Delaware Tax Appeal Board, 1973-1974
Judge, Delaware Superior Court, 1974-1982
Vice chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery, 1982-1984