Philadelphia, PA, October 9, 2018– Judge Joel H. Slomsky of the United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania announced that he will take senior status effective October 9, 2018.  Judge Slomsky has served on the court since 2008.  Judge Slomsky was nominated by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the United States Senate on September 26, 2008.  Prior to his taking the seat in the District Court, Judge Slomsky was in private law practice.  He served as a Special Attorney of the Criminal Division, Philadelphia Strike Force, United States Department of Justice, from 1971 to 1973.

Judge Slomsky will continue to serve on the District Court from the James A. Byrne U.S. Courthouse, 601 Market Street, Philadelphia.