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Name Seybert, Joanna
City Central Islip
State NY
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Seybert, Joanna
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Seybert, Joanna
Born 1946 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on September 24, 1993, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on November 20, 1993, and received commission on November 24, 1993. Assumed senior status on January 13, 2014.

Education:
University of Cincinnati, B.A., 1967
St. John`s University School of Law, J.D., 1971

Professional Career:
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

compress summary

Case(s) ED-NY-0003 : Schmelzer v. New York
EE-NY-0055 : EEOC v. FIRST WIRELESS GROUP, INC.
EE-NY-0198 : White v. Nassau County P.D.
EE-NY-0203 : United States v. Nassau County Police Department
FH-NY-0008 : Vargas v. Town of Smithtown
JC-NY-0038 : Mason v. Village of Babylon
JC-NY-0060 : Butler v. Suffolk County


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