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Rambo, Sylvia H.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on May 29, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on July 23, 1979, and received commission on July 24, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1992-1999. Assumed senior status on April 18, 2001.
Dickinson College, B.A., 1958
Dickinson School of Law (now Penn State Dickinson Law), J.D., 1962
Attorney, Trust Department, Bank of Delaware, Wilmington, Delaware, 1962-1963
Private practice, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1963-1976, 1978-1979
Public defender, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1973-1976; chief public defender, 1976
Adjunct faculty, Dickinson School of Law, 1975-1977; assistant adjunct professor of law, 1975-1976; adjunct professor of law, 1976-1977
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Cumberland County [Pennsylvania], 1976-1978