District of New Jersey

Speaker Bio

Joel Schneider is a federal magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

The Honorable Joel Schneider, USMJ, was appointed to the position of United States Magistrate Judge in the District of New Jersey in October of 2006 and sits in Camden, New Jersey. He was reappointed for a second eight (8) year term in October 2014. Prior to his initial appointment, Judge Schneider was in private practice for 26 years where he specialized in complex civil litigation.  Since 2006 Judge Schneider has been the compliance Judge for Arbitration in the District of New Jersey.

He is also a member of the District’s Local Patent Rules, Information Technology and Pro Bono Committees. He was formerly a member of the Hurricane Sandy Litigation Committee.  Judge Schneider is a past appointed member of the Committee on Federal-State Jurisdiction of the Judicial Conference of the United States (2010-2016). Judge Schneider is a member of the Advisory Board of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey and the District of New Jersey’s Lawyer’s Advisory Committee. Judge Schneider was an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers Law School-Camden from Spring 2009 to Spring 2017.  He was an Adjunct Professor at Rowan University from Fall 2018 to Fall 2019. Judge Schneider graduated from Brooklyn College and Villanova Law School.

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