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Colville, Robert John

Born 1965 in Pittsburgh, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on March 5, 2019, to a seat vacated by Arthur J. Schwab. Confirmed by the Senate on December 19, 2019, and received commission on December 31, 2019.

Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 1989
Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1992

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Ralph J. Cappy, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1992-1994
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1994-1999
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County [Pennsylvania], 2000-2019; Juvenile Division, 2000-2002; Family Division, 2002-2003; Civil Division, 2003-2019
Adjunct professor, LaRoche College, 2003-
Judge, Pennsylvania Court of Judicial Discipline, 2012-2016

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

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