Joel A. Pisano

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Joel A. Pisano
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Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
In office
February 16, 2000 – February 16, 2015
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by Maryanne Trump Barry
Succeeded by John Michael Vazquez
Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
In office
1991–2000
Personal details
Born Joel A. Pisano
1949 (age 67–68)
Orange, New Jersey
Education Lafayette College B.A.
Seton Hall University School of Law J.D.

Joel A. Pisano (born 1949) is a former United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Orange, New Jersey, Pisano received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lafayette College in 1971 and a Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1974.

Career[edit]

Pisano was an assistant deputy public defender in the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender from 1974 to 1978. He was in private practice in New Jersey from 1978 to 1991.

Judicial service[edit]

Pisano was a United States Magistrate Judge of the District of New Jersey from 1991 to 2000. On September 22, 1999, Pisano was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey vacated by the elevation of Maryanne Trump Barry to the Third Circuit. Pisano was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 10, 2000, and received his commission on February 16, 2000. He retired from active service on February 16, 2015.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Maryanne Trump Barry
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
2000–2015
Succeeded by
John Michael Vazquez