History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
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.

Education:
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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