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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York|
|Appointed by:||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by:||Denis Hurley|
|Law School:||Columbia Law, 1991|
Joseph Bianco is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Bianco joined the court in January 2006, after being nominated by President George W. Bush.
Early life and education
- 2004-2005: Deputy assistant attorney general, Criminal Prosecutions Division, Attorney General of the United States
- 2003-2004: Attorney in private practice
- 2002-2005: Adjunct professor, Fordham University Law School
- 1994-2003: Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York
- 1993-1994: Attorney in private practice
- 1992-1993: Law clerk for Judge Peter Leisure
Eastern District of New York
Bianco was nominated to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York by President George W. Bush on July 28, 2005, to fill a seat vacated by Judge Denis Hurley. Bianco was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 21, 2005, and received his commission on January 3, 2006.
Lend America FHA case (2009)United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York (USA v. Ideal Mortgage Bankers, LTD. d/b/a Lend America, and Michael Howard Ashley, No. 09 CV 4484)
Judge Bianco ruled against a motion filed by the United States Department of Justice to ban Ideal Mortgage Bankers Ltd., operating as Lend America, to originate FHA loans. The Justice Department filed the motion since the mortgage company has a civil lawsuit pending. The company is accused of falsely certifying $14 million in mortgage payments. The decision allowed Lend America to continue to originate loans while the separate lawsuit wass still pended trial.
|Federal judicial offices|
|Eastern District of New York
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