History of the Federal Judiciary


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Cercone, David S.
Born 1952 in Pittsburgh, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by George W. Bush on March 21, 2002, to a seat vacated by Donald J. Lee. Confirmed by the Senate on August 1, 2002, and received commission on August 2, 2002.

Education:
Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, B.A., 1974
Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:
Private practice, Pennsylvania, 1978-1979, 1982-1985
Law clerk, Hon. Paul R. Zavarella, Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County [Pennsylvania], 1978-1979
Assistant district attorney, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1979-1981
Magisterial district judge, Allegheny County [Pennsylvania] District Court, 1982-1985
Adjunct faculty, University of Pittsburgh, 1983-
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County [Pennsylvania], 1986-2002
Adjunct faculty, Robert Morris College, 1993-1995

 

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