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Jane Leslie Dalton

Jane Leslie Dalton, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1971, United States District Court (eastern and western districts) Pennsylvania, United States District Court (western district) Michigan, United States Court Appeals (3rd and 7th circs.), Pennsylvania Supreme Court, United States Supreme Court.


Dalton, Jane Leslie was born on August 26, 1944 in Cleveland.


Bachelor, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1966. Juris Doctor, University Pennsylvania Law School, 1971.


Associate Duane Morris LLP, Philadelphia, 1971—1978, partner, since 1978. Member Prisoners Family Welfare Association, 1975—1992, counsel, 1988, vice president, 1988—1989, president, 1989—1991. Appointed member Judicial Council Pennsylvania, 2003, member Rule 5000 Committee, since 2007.

Chair magistrate judge selection panel United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania, 2006.


Chair Police Advisory Commission, 1994—2000. Active Unity Church of Christ, 1990—2001, president, 1991—1994, 1997—2001. Member of American Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Foundation (trustee since 1995, assistant treasurer 1997, vice president 2005), National Association College & University Attorneys, Philadelphia Bar Association (chair board governors 2003, vice chancellor 2005, chancellor-elect 2006, chancellor 2007), Pennsylvania Bar Association (member Commission Women in Profession since 1999, insurance and trust funds board trustees since 2008).