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Joseph F. Saporito

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

NominatedMay 8, 2024

  • Judge Joseph F. Saporito, Jr. has been a United States Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania since 2015.
  • As of February 2024, he is the Court’s Chief United States Magistrate Judge.
  • From 1985 to 2015, Judge Saporito served as a part-time Assistant Public Defender in the Office of the Public Defender for the County of Luzerne, Pennsylvania
  • Concurrently he had a private legal practice at Saporito & Saporito and then Saporito, Saporito & Falcone.
  • Judge Saporito received his J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law in 1985, and his B.A. from Villanova University in 1982.