J. Curtis Joyner

Personal

Birthday: 
1948
Birthplace: 
Newberry, SC
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Legal publications specialist, U.S. Office of the Federal Register, 1974-1975
Private practice, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1975-1987
Chester County [Pennsylvania] District Attorney`s Office, 1975-1987; assistant district attorney, 1975-1980; chief deputy district attorney, 1980-1984; first assistant district attorney, 1984-1987
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Chester County [Pennsylvania], 1987-1992

Education

Name of School: 
Central State University, Ohio
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1971
Name of School - Second: 

Howard University School of Law

Consistent with providing the professional leadership necessary to advocate and defend the rights of all, but particularly of African-Americans and other minorities, it is the Law School's mission to: Educate and enable students to develop their highest capabilities and skills as lawyers; Engage as an institution in the active pursuit of solutions to domestic and international legal, social, economic and political problems that are of particular concern to minority groups; and Imbue its students with dedication to excellence and commitment to the solutions to those problems.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1974
Name of School - Third: 
National Judicial College

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Court Name: 

Pennsylvania Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
George H.W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/13/1992
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/1/2013
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