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Joseph John Musto, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1968, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1968, United States District Court (middle district) Pennsylvania 1971.


Musto, Joseph John was born on January 22, 1943 in Duryea, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James and Rose Musto.


Bachelor, King's College, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1965. Juris Doctor, Dickinson School Law, 1968.


Assistant district attorney City of Philadelphia, 1968-1969. Associate Bedford, Waller, Griffith, Darling & Mitchell, Wilkes-Barre, 1969-1973. Partner Griffith, Darling, Mitchell, Aponick & Musto, 1973-1975.

Principal Griffith, Aponick & Musto, 1975-1990. Partner Rosenn, Jenkins & Greeenwald, 1990-1993. Judge Court Common Pleas Luzerne County, 1993—1994.

Member Hourigan, Kluger, Spohrer & Quinn, Wilkes-Barre, 1994—1997. Principal Musto & Saunders, PC, Plymouth, 1997—2007, Law Offices Joseph J. Musto, 2007—2008. Judge Court Common, Pleas, since 2008.

Solicitor Yatesville (Pennsylvania) Borough, 1973—1980, Pittston Area School District, 1973—1993, Duryea (Pennsylvania) Borough, 1975—1980.


Member Luzerne County Governor Study Committee, Wilkes-Barre, 1973—1974. Member, chairman Northern Luzerne Health Advisory Council, 1976—1980. President, member Health Systems Agency Northeast Pennsylvania, Avoca, 1980—1986.

Member civil justice reform act advisory committee Federal District Court Pennsylvania, 1991—1995. Member of Wilkes-Barre Law and Library. Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Federal Bar Association (past president Central Pennsylvania chapter).


Married Fortunata Guidice, July 5, 1969. Children: Laura, Joseph Robert.