History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Schiller, Berle M.
Born 1944 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by William J. Clinton on April 11, 2000, to a seat vacated by Robert S. Gawthrop. Confirmed by the Senate on May 24, 2000, and received commission on June 2, 2000. Assumed senior status on June 18, 2012.

Bowdoin College, B.A., 1965
New York University School of Law, J.D., 1968

Professional Career:
Private practice, Pennsylvania, 1968-1969, 1972-1993
Deputy attorney general, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1971
Chief counsel, Federal Transit Administration, 1994-1996
Judge, Superior Court of Pennsylvania, 1996-2000


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