Joel Harvey Slomsky

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Joel Harvey Slomsky
Judge of the United States District Court for Eastern Pennsylvania
Assumed office
October 6, 2008
Nominated by George W. Bush
Preceded by James T. Giles
Personal details
Born 1946 (age 68–69)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Alma mater Brooklyn College
New York Law School
Profession lawyer

Joel Harvey Slomsky (born 1946) is a United States federal judge.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Slomsky received a B.A. from Brooklyn College in 1967 and a J.D. from New York Law School in 1970. He was a Special Attorney of the Criminal Division, Philadelphia Strike Force, U.S. Department of Justice from 1971 to 1973. He was in private practice in Pennsylvania from 1973 to 2008.

On July 24, 2008, Slomsky was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania vacated by James T. Giles. Slomsky was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 26, 2008, and received his commission on October 6, 2008.