James Martin Munley
|James Martin Munley|
|Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania|
Assumed office |
January 30, 2009
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania|
October 22, 1998 – January 30, 2009
|Appointed by||Bill Clinton|
|Preceded by||William W. Caldwell|
|Succeeded by||Robert D. Mariani|
1936 (age 79–80)|
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.
University of Scranton|
Temple University School of Law
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1958–1960|
James Martin Munley (born 1936) is a Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Munley received a B.S. from the University of Scranton in 1958 and was a Private in the United States Army from 1958 to 1960. He received an LL.B. from Temple University School of Law in 1963. He was a law clerk to Justice Michael J. Eagen of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania from 1963 to 1964. He was in private practice in Scranton, Pennsylvania from 1964 to 1977. He was an Arbitrator for U.S. Steel and the Steel Workers of America from 1970 to 1977. He was an Arbitrator on the U.S. Postal Service Expedited Arbitration Panel from 1972 to 1977. He was an Arbitrator on the Middle Atlantic Expedited Arbitration Panel from 1972 to 1977. He was a hearing examiner for the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue from 1973 to 1977. He was a judge on the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Forty-fifth Judicial District from 1978 to 1998.
Munley was nominated by President Bill Clinton on June 4, 1998, to a seat vacated by William W. Caldwell. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 21, 1998, and received his commission on October 22, 1998. He assumed senior status on January 30, 2009.
- James Martin Munley at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
William W. Caldwell
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
| Succeeded by|
Robert D. Mariani