Joanna Seybert

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Joanna Seybert
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #15
Station:   Brooklyn, NY
Service:
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   11/24/1993-1/13/2014
Senior:   1/13/2014-Present
Preceded by:   104 Stat. 5089
Past post:   Nassau County Court, New York, Judge
Past term:   1992-1993
Personal History
Born:   1946
Hometown:   Brooklyn, NY
Undergraduate:   University of Cincinnati, 1967
Law School:   St. John`s University School of Law, 1971

Joanna Seybert is a federal judge on senior status for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. She joined the court in 1993 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. Seybert assumed senior status on January 13, 2014.[1]

Early life and education

Seybert graduated from University of Cincinnati with her bachelor's degree in 1967 and also graduated from St. John`s University School of Law with her J.D. in 1971.[1]

Professional career

  • 1992-1993: Judge, Nassau County Court
  • 1987-1991: Judge, Nassau County District Court
  • 1980-1987: Bureau Chief, Nassau County Attorney's Office
  • 1979: Attorney, private practice
  • 1976-1979: Senior Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Society of Nassau County
  • 1976: Attorney, private practice
  • 1973-1975: Attorney, Federal Defender Services of Legal Aid Society of Brooklyn
  • 1971-1973: Trial attorney, Legal Aid Society of New York City[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of New York

On the recommendation of New York U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Seybert was nominated by President Bill Clinton on September 24, 1993, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089. Seybert was confirmed by the Senate on November 20, 1993, on a majority voice vote and received commission on November 24, 1993.[2] After twenty years on the bench Seybert assumed senior status in 2014.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
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Eastern District of New York
1993–2014
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