Hon. Joel H. Slomsky, Class of 1970, U.S. District Court Judge of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.


Joel Harvey Slomsky (born 1946) is a United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Slomsky received a B.A. from Brooklyn College in 1967 and a J.D. from New York Law School in 1970. He was a Special Attorney of the Criminal Division, Philadelphia Strike Force, U.S. Department of Justice from 1971 to 1973. He was in private practice in Pennsylvania from 1973 to 2008.

On July 24, 2008, Slomsky was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania vacated by James T. Giles. Slomsky was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 26, 2008, and received his commission on October 6, 2008.