History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
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.

Education:
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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