History of the Federal Judiciary

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Fischer, Nora Barry
Born 1951 in Homestead, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 9, 2007, to a seat vacated by Robert J. Cindrich. Confirmed by the Senate on February 14, 2007, and received commission on April 2, 2007.

St. Mary`s College, Notre Dame, Indiana, B.A., 1973
Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:
Editor, Callaghan and Company, legal publishers, 1976-1977
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1977-2007

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, July 13, 2006; no Senate vote


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