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  Jordan, Kent A.
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NameKent A. Jordan
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, Delaware , United States
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Born October 24, 1957 (64 years)
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Jun 28, 2006 08:51pm
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InfoKent A. Jordan was appointed in 2002 by President George W. Bush to serve as United States District Judge for the District of Delaware. Judge Jordan was admitted to the Delaware Bar in 1984 and is also a member of the District of Columbia Bar and the bars of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He received a B.A. in Economics in 1981 from Brigham Young University and a J.D. in 1984 from Georgetown University, where he was Articles Editor for the Georgetown Law Journal. From 1984 to '85, he was a law clerk for The Honorable James L. Latchum, a judge on the same court where Judge Jordan now serves. He is a former Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Delaware and, in 1991 and '92, was Chief of the Civil Division in that office. Prior to taking the bench, Judge Jordan served as an officer and as a member of the boards of directors of privately held businesses and was a partner in a Wilmington, Delaware law firm, with a practice focused on intellectual property, corporate, and commercial litigation. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania, Vanderbilt University, and Widener University. He has also lectured and served as a panelist in numerous continuing legal education seminars.


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