History of the Federal Judiciary

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Fisher, D. Michael
Born 1944 in Pittsburgh, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 1, 2003, to a seat vacated by Carol Los Mansmann. Confirmed by the Senate on December 9, 2003, and received commission on December 11, 2003.

Georgetown University, A.B., 1966
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1969

Professional Career:
Law clerk in private practice, 1969
Assistant district attorney, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1970-1974
Private practice, Pennsylvania, 1970-1997
State representative, Pennsylvania, 1974-1980
State senator, Pennsylvania, 1980-1996
Attorney general, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1997-2003


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