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Baxter, Susan Paradise

Born 1956 in Latrobe, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on December 20, 2017, to a seat vacated by Sean J. McLaughlin. Confirmed by the Senate on August 28, 2018, and received commission on September 10, 2018.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1995-2018; chief magistrate judge, 2005-2009

Pennsylvania State University, B.S., 1978
Temple University, M.Ed., 1980
Temple University School of Law, J.D., 1983

Professional Career:

Teacher, Wallingford, Pennsylvania, 1978-1981
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1983-1992
Court solicitor, Court of Common Pleas of Erie County [Pennsylvania], 1994

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, July 30, 2015; no Senate vote

Miscellaneous Information:

Given name at birth: Susan Rose Paradise