Joanna Seybert

Personal

Birthday: 
1946
Birthplace: 
Brooklyn, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Trial attorney, Legal Aid Society, New York City, 1971-1973
Senior trial attorney, Federal Defender Services, Legal Aid Society, Brooklyn, New York, 1973-1975
Private practice, Woodbury, New York, 1976, 1979
Senior staff attorney, Legal Aid Society, Nassau County, New York, 1976-1979
Chief, Major Litigation Bureau, Nassau County [New York] Attorney`s Office, 1980-1987
Judge, Nassau County [New York] District Court, 1987-1991
Judge, Nassau County [New York] Court, 1992-1993

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, July 27, 1992; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Cincinnati
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1967
Name of School - Second: 

St. John's University School of Law

St. John's University will empower diverse learners with quality education for life. Through innovative teaching, research and service we will foster rational, spirited inquiry and intelligent reflection. Our student-centered approach will be shaped by a caring, energized, nimble culture. Enlivened by our distinctive mission, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving global community. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, we will be known worldwide for addressing issues of poverty and social justice.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1971

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Court Name: 

New York Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/24/1993
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/13/2014
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