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Chief Judge Colm F. Connolly

The Honorable Colm F. Connolly

Address:
J. Caleb Boggs Federal Building
844 N. King Street
Unit 31
Room 4124
Wilmington, DE 19801-3555

Courtroom: 4B

 

PLEASE NOTE: Unless ordered differently by the Court, two hard copies of a filing must be provided to the Court no later than noon the day after the filing is made electronically. 

 

PLEASE NOTE: NEW STANDING ORDERS POSTED ON 4/14/2022 AND 4/18/2022. 

 

JUDGE CONNOLLY'S FORM PATENT SCHEDULING ORDERS WERE REVISED AS OF APRIL 18, 2022 AND APRIL 26, 2022.

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Biography

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
Nominated by Donald Trump on December 20, 2017, to a seat vacated by Sue L. Robinson; Confirmed by the Senate on August 1, 2018 and received commission on August 3, 2018.  Served as Chief Judge 2021-present.

Education:
University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1986
London School of Economics, M.Sc., 1987
Duke University, School of Law, 1991

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Walter K. Stapleton, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1991-1992
Assistant U.S. Attorney, Wilmington, Delaware, 1992-1999
Private practice, Wilmington, Delaware, 1999-2001
U.S. Attorney, District of Delaware, 2001-2009
Private practice, Wilmington, Delaware, 2009- 2018