Leonard I. Garth
 

Hon. Leonard I. Garth
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Address: 21400 U.S. Courthouse
601 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-1790
Phone: (215) 597-2995
Fax:
E-mail:
Web site: http://www.ca3.uscourts.gov/

Position Bar Admissions Education
Honors Published Works Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):
U.S. Court of Appeals Judge (Senior)


Bar Admissions:
New Jersey, 1952
Education:
Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1952
LL.B.

Columbia University, New York, New York, 1942
B.A.

National Institute of Public Affairs, 1943

Published Works:
A Tribute to Chief Judge John J. Gibbons, 17 Seton Hall Law Review 199, 1987

What a Difference a Judge Makes, 77 American Bar Association Journal 68, March, 1991

How to Appeal to an Appellate Judge, 21 Litigation No. 1, page 20, American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Fall, 1994

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Lecturer, Co-Adjunct Member of Faculty, Rutgers Law School, 1978 - 1998

Lecturer, Co-Adjunct Member of Faculty, Seton Law School, 1980 - 1997

Lecturer, Pruning the Least Dangerous Branch--Vanderbilt Lecture, Harvard Law School Association of New Jersey, 1982

Honors and Awards:
New Jersey Fellow, American Bar Association

William J. Brennan, Jr. Award, Association of the Federal Bar, 1988

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association
Member

Passaic County Bar Association
Member

Federal Bar Association
Member

New Jersey Board of Bar Examiners, 1964 - 1968

American Bar Association
Member, Executive Committee, Appellate Judges Conference

American Bar Association
Chair, Appellate Practice Section

American Judicature Society
Member

American Law Institute
Member

New Jersey State Bar Association, 1964
Chairman, Bankruptcy Committee

New Jersey State Bar Association, 1964 - 1969
Member, General Council

New Jersey State Bar Association, 1965 - 1967
Chairman, Creditor and Debtor Relations Section

New Jersey State Bar Association, 1965 - 1970
Member, Standing Committee on Judicial Appointments

Judicial Conference, United States, Committee on Financial Disclosure, 1984 - 1994
Member

Passaic County Bar Association
President

Passaic County Ethics Committee, 1962 - 1964
Member

Passaic County Legal Aid Society, 1967 - 1969
Trustee

Harvard Law School Association of New Jersey, 1958 - 1963
Trustee

Ramapo College, Mahwah, New Jersey
Member, Advisory Committee on Law and Society Major

United States District Court, District of New Jersey
Trustee, Historical Society

Harvard Law School Association of New Jersey, 1962 - 1963
President

Past Employment Positions:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Judge, 1973 - 1986

United States District Court, District of New Jersey, Judge, 1969 - 1973

New Jersey State Board of Bar Examiners, 1964 - 1968

United States District Court, District of New Jersey, Committee on Revision of General and Admiralty Rules, 1958 - 1963

Selective Service Board, Government Appeals Agent, 1957 - 1970

Cole, Berman & Garth (and predecessors), Paterson, New Jersey, Private Practice, 1952 - 1970

United States Army, 1st Lieutenant, 1943 - 1946

Commission on Judicial Participation

Birth Information:
1921, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America

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