Kent A. Jordan

Hon. Kent A. Jordan

United States Circuit Judge, United States Circuit Court, Third Circuit

Kent A. Jordan was appointed in 2006 to serve as a United States Circuit Judge for  the Third Circuit. Before that, Judge Jordan was a United States District Judge for the  District of Delaware from 2002 to 2006. He received a B.A. in Economics in 1981 from  Brigham Young University and a J.D. in 1984 from Georgetown University. He was an  Assistant United States Attorney and head of the Civil Division in the U.S. Attorney’s  Office for the District of Delaware. Later, he served as an officer and as a member of the  boards of directors of privately held businesses and was a partner in a Wilmington,  Delaware law firm. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania  and Vanderbilt University and currently serves as President of the Board of Trustees of  the American Inns of Court Foundation, as well as on the boards of other non-profit  organizations.


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