Judge Profile

Leonard I. Garth

Judicial Experience:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals Senior Judge, U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Appointed, 1973 to Lifetime

Other Professional Experience:

  • Partner, Cole, Berman & Garth, 1952 to 1970
  • U.S. Army Lieutenant, 1943 to 1946
  • Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1969-1973

Education:

  • LLB, Harvard University, 1952
  • BA, Columbia University, 1942
  • National Institute of Public Affairs; Brookings Institute

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • American Bar Association
  • American Law Institute
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • Federal Judges Associaten

Staff:

  • Clara C. Carli, Judicial Assistant (973) 877-7449
  • Chaim Kagedan, Law Clerk
  • Seth Schlessinger, Law Clerk

Rules/Procedures:

  • Do you have any special rules governing courtroom decorum (e.g., addressing the court, dealing with opposing counsel and witnesses, proper attire, etc.)? No. See Local Rules and Internal Operating Procedures, Third Circuit, Court of Appeals.

  • Describe motions practice in your court. Are there any local practices that attorneys should be aware of? See Local Rules and Internal Operating Procedures, Third Circuit, Court of Appeals.

  • Are there any special practices or procedures lawyers appearing before you should know about? See Local Rules and Internal Operating Procedures, Third Circuit, Court of Appeals.

  • Any suggestions, admonitions or recommendations you would make to lawyers appearing before you? See Local Rules and Internal Operating Procedures, Third Circuit, Court of Appeals.

  • Can the court be contacted by e-mail? Yes

  • Can the court be contacted by fax? Yes

  • Does the court accept filings by e-mail? chambers_of_judge_leonard_garth@ca3uscourts.gov