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 in October 2014. Prior to his initial appointment, Judge Schneider was in private practice for 26 years where he specialized in complex civil litigation. Judge Schneider was appointed by the District of New Jersey’s Board of Judges in 2006 as the Compliance Judge for Arbitration. He is also a member of the District’s Local Patent Rules, Information Technology, Pro Bono and Hurricane Sandy Litigation Committees. Judge Schneider is a past appointed member of the Committee on Federal-State Jurisdiction of the Judicial Conference of the United States. Judge Schneider is a member of the Advisory Board of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey. Judge Schneider has been an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers Law School-Camden since Spring 2009.