History of the Federal Judiciary

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Baylson, Michael M.
Born 1939 in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 23, 2002, to a seat vacated by Robert F. Kelly. Confirmed by the Senate on April 30, 2002, and received commission on June 19, 2002. Assumed senior status on July 13, 2012.

University of Pennsylvania, B.S., 1961
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B., 1964

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Joseph Sloane, Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County [Pennsylvania], 1965
Assistant district attorney, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1966-1970
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1970-1988, 1993-2002
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1988-1993


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