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Name Leeson, Joseph F. Jr.
City Allentown
State PA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Leeson, Joseph F. Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Leeson, Joseph F. Jr.
Born 1955 in Allentown, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Barack Obama on June 16, 2014, to a seat vacated by Eduardo C. Robreno. Confirmed by the Senate on December 4, 2014, and received commission on December 5, 2014.

Education:
DeSales University, B.A., 1977
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D., 1980

Professional Career:
Private practice, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1980-2014
Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association, 1981-2014
Office of the Solicitor, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, 1985-2013; Personnel Appeals Board solicitor, 1985-1990; Industrial Development Authority solicitor, 1991-2004; General Purpose Authority solicitor, 2004-2013
Solicitor's Office, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1991-2003; city council solicitor, 1991-1998; city solicitor, 1998-2003
Solicitor, East Allen Township, Pennsylvania, 2006-2014
Tax hearing officer, Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania, 2011-2014
Alternative zoning solicitor, Borough of Bangor, Pennsylvania, 2011-2014
Solicitor, Board of Ethics, Easton, Pennsylvania, 2013-2014


compress summary

Case(s) EE-PA-0248 : Blatt v. Cabela's Retail


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