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Joseph James Farnan

Joseph James Farnan was American federal judge. Bar: New Jersey 1970, Delaware 1972. Member American Bar Association, Delaware State Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, American Trail Lawyers Association, Federal Bar Association.

Background

  • Farnan, Joseph James was born on June 15, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Joseph James and Philomena (DeLaurentis) Farnan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, King's College, Pennsylvania, 1967. Juris Doctor, University Toledo, 1970.

    Career

    • Director crime justice program Wilmington College, New Castle, Delaware, 1970-1973. Private practice law Wilmington, 1973-1976. Assistant public defender State Delaware, 1973-1975.

      County attorney New Castle County, 1976-1979. Chief deputy attorney general Delaware Department Justice, 1979-1981. United States attorney Delaware United States Department Justice, 1981-1985.

      Judge United States District Court Delaware, 1985—1996, 2000—2010, chief judge Wilmington, 1996—2000.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New Jersey 1970, Delaware 1972.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, Delaware State Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, American Trail Lawyers Association, Federal Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Patricia Candice Winner, June 28, 1969.
    • father: Joseph James Farnan
    • mother: Philomena (DeLaurentis) Farnan
    • spouse: Patricia Candice Winner
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    Born June 15, 1945
    (age 72)
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