Judicial Nominations

Senator Casey’s office is now accepting applications for the position of U.S. District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Please see the announcement below:


U.S. Senators Robert P. Casey, Jr. and Patrick J. Toomey invite all persons interested in being considered for appointment to the position of Federal District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to obtain and submit an application that can be found on Senator Casey’s website (http://casey.senate.gov/) or by request from Senator Toomey’s office (judgeappEDPA@toomey.senate.gov).  This questionnaire must be completed and returned to both Senators in Microsoft Word or PDF format by email to judicial@casey.senate.gov and judgeappEDPA@toomey.senate.gov no later than 5pm, Friday January 25th, 2013.  Applicants should expect that the panel interview process will commence shortly thereafter.  Senators Casey and Toomey will be advised and assisted in this process by judicial selection panels consisting of leading members of the bar and other respected Pennsylvania citizens. 

Please note that individuals who applied during the July 2011 judicial selection process do not need to complete this application and interview process again; however, to remain eligible for consideration, they must send a communication to both of the emails above by 5pm, Friday January 25th stating their continued interest in becoming a federal judge for the EDPA.


In order to be considered for a U.S. District Court Judge position in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, please download and complete the Questionnaire for Pennsylvania’s United States District Court Judicial Applicants available on the right side of this page.

When submitting your application, please indicate the District to which you are applying in the subject of your email.

If you have any questions please send an email to judicial@casey.senate.gov or call our office, (202) 224-6324.


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