WILMINGTON — Gov. John Carney on Thursday announced his intention to nominate Deputy Attorney General Danielle Joffee Brennan as Superior Court judge in New Castle County.
Ms. Brennan would fill the vacancy left by the retirement of Andrea Rocanelli.
“Danielle has a remarkable commitment to public service and a strong background in a variety of legal areas that would serve Delawareans well,” said Gov. Carney. “That is why I am pleased to nominate Danielle as a Superior Court judge for New Castle County. I look forward to the Delaware Senate considering her nomination.”
Since 2004, Ms. Brennan has served in the Delaware Department of Justice as a Deputy Attorney General. She held leadership roles in the Misdemeanor Trial Unit, Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor Unit, and New Castle County Felony Trial Unit. She became the Statewide Asset Forfeiture Deputy in 2018, and currently holds this position.
Ms. Brennan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice from the University of Delaware, and her law degree from Villanova University School of Law.