Joseph E. Irenas
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|Joseph Eron Irenas|
|Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey|
July 1, 2002 – October 16, 2015
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey|
April 13, 1992 – July 1, 2002
|Nominated by||George H. W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Seat established on December 1, 1990 by 104 Stat. 5089|
|Succeeded by||Robert B. Kugler|
July 13, 1940|
Newark, New Jersey
|Died||October 16, 2015
Camden, New Jersey
|Alma mater||Princeton University
Harvard Law School
Joseph Eron Irenas (July 13, 1940 – October 16, 2015) was a United States federal judge.
Born in Newark, New Jersey, Irenas received an A.B. from Princeton University in 1962 and a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1965, where he graduated cum laude. He was in private practice of law at McCarter & English in Newark, New Jersey from 1966 to 1992. He was also an adjunct professor at Rutgers University from 1985 to 1986, and again from 1988 to 2015.
On November 14, 1991, Irenas was nominated by President George H.W. Bush to a new seat on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey created by 104 Stat. 5089. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 8, 1992, and received his commission on April 13, 1992. He assumed senior status on July 1, 2002.
- Joseph E. Irenas at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.