History of the Federal Judiciary

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Diamond, Paul Steven
Born 1953 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 20, 2004, to a seat vacated by Herbert J. Hutton. Confirmed by the Senate on June 16, 2004, and received commission on June 22, 2004.

Columbia University, B.A., 1974
University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:
Assistant district attorney, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1977-1979, 1981-1983
Law clerk, Hon. Bruce W. Kauffman, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1980
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1983-2004
Adjunct professor, Temple University School of Law, 1990-1992

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, July 24, 2008; no Senate vote


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