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Wiegand, Christy Criswell

Born 1975 in Pittsburgh, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on February 12, 2020, to a seat vacated by Peter Joseph Phipps. Confirmed by the Senate on September 9, 2020, and received commission on September 11, 2020.

Princeton University, A.B., 1997
Cornell Law School, J.D., 2000

Professional Career:

Private practice, Washington, D.C., 2000-2002
Law clerk, Hon. D. Brooks Smith, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2002-2003
Instructor, Writing in the Legal Profession, University of Pittsburgh, 2003
Assistant U.S. attorney, Civil Division, Western District of Pennsylvania, 2004-2018; deputy chief, Civil Division, 2013-2018
Assistant U.S. attorney, Major Crimes, Criminal Division, Western District of Pennsylvania, 2018-2020; Project Safe Childhood Task Force, 2018-2020