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Joseph Longobardi
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Delaware
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #2T
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   5/03/1984 - 6/14/1997
Chief:   1989 - 1996
Senior:   6/15/2007 - Present
Preceded by:   James Latchum
Succeeded by:   Greg Sleet
Past post:   Delaware Court of Chancery, Vice Chancellor
Past term:   1982 - 1984
Personal History
Born:   1930
Hometown:   Wilmington, DE
Undergraduate:   Washington College, B.A., 1952
Law School:   Temple U. Law, LL.B., 1957

Joseph Longobardi (b. 1930) is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Delaware serving on senior status.

Ronald Reagan nominated Longobardi to the court on April 4, 1984 to fill the seat vacated by James L. Latchum. Longobardi was then confirmed by the Senate on April 24, 1984, and received commission on May 3, 1984.[1]

He served as the District of Delaware's chief judge from 1989-1996, and assumed senior status on June 15, 1997.[1] Longobardi was succeeded in this position by Greg Sleet.

Early life and education

  • Washington College, B.A., 1952
  • Temple University School of Law, LL.B., 1957

Professional career

  • Private practice, Delaware, 1957-1959
  • Deputy state attorney general, Delaware, 1959-1961
  • Private practice, Wilmington, Delaware, 1964-1974
  • Member, Delaware Tax Appeal Board, 1973-1974
  • Judge, Superior Court of Delaware, 1974-1982
  • Vice chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery, 1982-1984

Judicial career

District of Delaware

Ronald Reagan nominated Longobardi to the court on April 4, 1984 to fill the seat vacated by James L. Latchum. Longobardi was then confirmed by the Senate on April 24, 1984, and received commission on May 3, 1984.

He served as the District of Delaware's chief judge from 1989-1996, and assumed senior status on June 15, 1997.[1] Longobardi was succeeded in this position by Greg Sleet.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
James Latchum
District of Delaware
1984–1997
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
Greg Sleet


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