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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.

Achievements

  • Bar: New Jersey 1970, Delaware 1972.

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