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Cercone, David S.

  Judge Cercone

50th Commissioned Judge, U.S. District Court,
Western District of Pennsylvania

Federal Judicial Service:
U. S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania


Nominated by George W. Bush on March 21, 2002, to a seat vacated by Donald J. Lee; Confirmed by the Senate on August 1, 2002; received commission on August 2, 2002; sworn in on September 12, 2002.


Professional Career:
Private practice, Pennsylvania, 1978-1979, 1982-1985

Law Clerk, Hon. Paul R. Zavarella, Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, Pennsylvania, 1978-1979

Assistant District Attorney, Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office, Pennsylvania, 1979-1981

District Justice (magistrate), Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1982-1985
Adjunct faculty, University of Pittsburgh, 1983-present

Judge, Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1986-2002

Administrative Judge, Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, Criminal Division, 1993-1999

Education:
Westminster College, B.A. magna cum laude, 1974
Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1977

Personal:
Born 1952 in Pittsburgh, PA

Personal Interest:
Youngest person elected to the Court of Common Pleas, Allegheny County, PA

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