James Martin Munley

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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
In office
October 22, 1998 – January 30, 2009
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by William W. Caldwell
Succeeded by Robert D. Mariani
Personal details
Born 1936 (age 81–82)
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Alma mater University of Scranton
Temple University School of Law
Military service
Allegiance  United States
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, U.S. Steel and Steel Workers of America from 1970 to 1977. He was an Arbitrator, U.S. Postal Service Expedited Arbitration Panel from 1972 to 1977. He was an Arbitrator, Middle Atlantic Expedited Arbitration Panel from 1972 to 1977. He was a Hearing examiner, 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.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
William W. Caldwell
Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
1998–2009
Succeeded by
Robert D. Mariani