History of the Federal Judiciary


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Gibson, Kim R.
Born 1948 in Trenton, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by George W. Bush on April 28, 2003, to a seat vacated by D. Brooks Smith. Confirmed by the Senate on September 23, 2003, and received commission on September 24, 2003.

Education:
U.S. Military Academy, B.S., 1970
Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1966-1978; post judge advocate, 1975-1978
U.S. Army Reserve, 1978-1996
Public defender, Court of Common Pleas of Somerset County [Pennsylvania], 1978-1980
Private practice, Pennsylvania, 1978-1998
Assistant county solicitor and attorney for children and youth services, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, 1980-1988
Solicitor, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, 1988-1998
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Somerset County [Pennsylvania], 1998-2003

 

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