History of the Federal Judiciary


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Bissoon, Cathy
Born 1968 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Thomas M. Hardiman. Confirmed by the Senate on October 17, 2011, and received commission on October 19, 2011.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 2008-2011

Education:
Alfred University, B.A., 1990
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1993

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Gary L. Lancaster, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1994-1995
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1995-2008

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, November 17, 2010; no Senate vote

 

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