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Schmehl, Jeffrey L.
Born 1955 in Reading, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 4, 2013, to a seat vacated by Thomas M. Golden. Confirmed by the Senate on June 13, 2013, and received commission on June 25, 2013.

Education:
Dickinson College, B.A., 1977
University of Toledo College of Law, J.D., 1980

Professional Career:
Assistant public defender, Berks County, Pennsylvania, 1980-1981
Assistant district attorney, Berks County, Pennsylvania, 1981-1986
Private practice, West Reading, Pennsylvania, 1981-1986
Private practice, Reading, Pennsylvania, 1986-1997
Solicitor, Berks County, Pennsylvania, 1989-1997
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Berks County [Pennsylvania], 1998-2013; president judge, 2007-2013

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, November 27, 2012; no Senate vote

 

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