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Name Jordan, Kent A.
City Wilmington
State DE
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:

Jordan, Kent A.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Jordan, Kent A.
Born 1957 in West Point, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
Nominated by George W. Bush on July 25, 2002, to a seat vacated by Roderick R. McKelvie. Confirmed by the Senate on November 14, 2002, and received commission on November 15, 2002. Service terminated on December 15, 2006, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on June 28, 2006, to a seat vacated by Jane R. Roth. Confirmed by the Senate on December 8, 2006, and received commission on December 13, 2006.

Education:
Brigham Young University, B.A., 1981
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1984

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. James L. Latchum, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware, 1984-1985
Private practice, Delaware, 1985-1987, 1992-1997
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Delaware, 1987-1992
Adjunct professor, Widener University School of Law, 1995-1996, 2006-
Vice president and general counsel, Corporation Service Company, Wilmington, Delaware, 1998-2002
Adjunct professor, Vanderbilt University School of Law, 2003-
Adjunct professor, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2005-

compress summary

Case(s) DR-PA-0001 : Disabled in Action of Pennsylvania v. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
EE-DE-0006 : EEOC v. COMCAST CABLE
EE-DE-0032 : United States of America v. State of Delaware
FA-PA-0007 : Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius
IM-NJ-0007 : Argueta v. Myers
PB-DE-0001 : Arc of Delaware v. Meconi
PC-NJ-0021 : Hagan v. Rogers
SD-KY-0001 : Meredith, Custodial Parent and Next Friend of McDonald, et al v. Jefferson County Bd. of Ed, et al.


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