History of the Federal Judiciary


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Messitte, Peter Jo
Born 1941 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 6, 1993, to a seat vacated by Joseph Howard. Confirmed by the Senate on October 18, 1993, and received commission on October 20, 1993. Assumed senior status on September 1, 2008.

Education:
Amherst College, B.A., 1963
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1966

Professional Career:
Volunteer, Peace Corps, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1966-1968
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1969-1971
Private practice, Chevy Chase, Maryland, 1971-1985
Associate judge, Maryland Circuit Court, Montgomery County, 1985-1993

 

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