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Judge Leonard P. Stark

The Honorable Leonard P. Stark

J. Caleb Boggs Federal Building
844 N. King Street
Unit 26
Room 6124
Wilmington, DE 19801-3555

Courtroom: 6B

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Federal Judicial Service:

Judge, U. S. District Court, 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, 2014-2021.
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware, 2007-2010.


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

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Walter K. Stapleton, U.S. Court of Appeals, 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