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Jerome Simandle

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Jerome Simandle
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Title:   Chief Judge
Position:   Seat #17
Station:   Camden, NJ
Service:
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   05/26/1992 - Present
Chief:   2012 - Present
Preceded by:   104 Stat. 5089
Personal History
Born:   1949
Hometown:   Binghamton, NY
Undergraduate:   Princeton, B.S.E., 1971
Law School:   University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1976
Grad. School:   U. of Stockholm, Sweden, Dipl. Soc Sci, 1975
Jerome B. Simandle is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. He joined the court in 1992 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush. Simandle became the chief judge in 2012.

Early life and education

Born in Binghampton, New York, Simandle graduated from Princeton University with his bachelor's degree in 1971. Simandle graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1976 with a Juris Doctor degree.[1]

Professional career

Simandle was a law clerk for federal judge John Gerry in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey from 1976 to 1978. In 1978, Simandle joined the U.S. Attorney's Office as the Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey from 1978 to 1983.[1]

Judicial career

Magistrate, District of New Jersey

Simandle began his Judicial Career as a Federal Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Simandle was first appointed to a eight-year term in 1983 and re-appointed briefly in 1991.[1]

District of New Jersey

Simandle was nominated to the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey by President George Bush on April 1, 1992 to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089, which was approved by Congress. Simandle was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 21, 1992 and received commission on May 26, 1992. Simandle became the chief judge in 2012.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
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District of New Jersey
1992–Current
Seat #17
Succeeded by:
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