Joseph Bianco

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Joseph Bianco
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat# 13
Station:   Brooklyn, NY
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   1/3/2006-Present
Preceded by:   Denis Hurley
Personal History
Born:   1966
Hometown:   Flushing, NY
Undergraduate:   Georgetown, 1988
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.[1]

Early life and education

Bianco graduated from Georgetown University in 1988 with his bachelor's degree and graduated from Columbia University School of Law in 1991 with his J.D.[1]

Professional career

  • 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[1]

Judicial career

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.[2]

Notable cases

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.[3]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Denis Hurley
Eastern District of New York
2006–Current
Succeeded by:
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