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Joseph Fedele Cimini, American lawyer, law educator, former magistrate. Bar: Pennsylvania 1973, United States District Court (middle district) Pennsylvania 1973, District of Columbia 1976, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1978, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978. Recipient Meritorious award Department Justice; German Academy Exchange Service foreign study travel grantee, West Germany, 1981.

Background

Cimini, Joseph Fedele was born on September 8, 1948 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Frank Anthony and Dorothy Theresa (Musso) C. Bachelor of Arts in German andPolit. Science, U. Scranton, 1970.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in German and Political Science, University Scranton, 1970. Juris Doctor Columbus School Law, Catholic University America, 1973.

Career

Bar: Pennsylvania 1973, United States District Court (middle district) Pennsylvania 1973, District of Columbia 1976, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1978, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978. Law clerk tojudge Court Common Pleas Lackawanna County (Pennsylvania), 1973-1975. Assistant United State Attorneys Middle District Pennsylvania, Department Justice, 1975-1980, special assistant to the United States Attorney Middle District Pennsylvania, 1980-1981.

Assistant professor sociology/criminal justiceU. Scranton, 1980-1994, associate professor, 1994^. United States magistrate judge The United States of America District Court (middle district) Pennsylvania, 1981-1992. Special trial master Lackawanna County Court Common Pleas, 1995^.

Past president Lackawanna History Society. V.p.adv. board Holy Family Residence, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1997^. Vice president pastoral county St. Francis Church, 1994-1996.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1973, United States District Court (middle district) Pennsylvania 1973, District of Columbia 1976, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1978, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978.

Membership

Past president, trustee Lackawanna History Society. Vice president advisory board Holy Family Residence, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1997-2001, president, since 2002. Vice president pastoral council St. Francis Church, 1994-1996.

Member community advisory board MINSEC-Scranton, since 2003. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association (past vice president middle district Pennsylvania chapter), American Judges Association, Federal Magistrate Judges Association, American Justinian Society of Jurists, Academy Criminal Justice Sciences, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Northeastern Association Criminal Justice Sciences (president 1987-1988), Lackawanna Bar Association, Pennsylvania Sociological Society (treasurer), University Scranton Alumni (national secretary 1997-1999), Catholic University Law Alumni, Purple Club, Victor Alfieri Literature Society, UNICO National, Dante Literature Society.

Connections

father:
Frank Anthony Cimini

mother:
Dorothy Theresa (Musso) Cimini