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Cindrich, Robert J.

  Judge Cindrich

47th Commissioned Judge, U.S. District Court,
Western District of Pennsylvania

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

Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 12, 1994, to a seat vacated by Gustave Diamond;
Confirmed by the Senate on October 6, 1994; received commission on October 7, 1994;
sworn in on October 12, 1994.

Service terminated on January 31, 2004, due to resignation.


Pofessional Career:
Law Clerk, Hon. Ruggero Aldisert, U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit, 1968-1969

Assistant Public Defender, Allegheny County Public Defender Office, Pennsylvania, 1969-1970

Assistant District Attorney, Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office, Pennsylvania, 1970-1972

Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1970-1978

U.S. Attorney, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1978-1981

Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1981-1994

Chief Legal Counsel, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2004-present

Adjunct professor, Advocacy and Adjudication, University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Adjunct professor, Advocacy and Adjudication, Duquesne University Law School

Education:
Wittenberg University, A.B., 1965
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1968

Personal:
Born 1943 in Avella, PA

Personal Interest:
U.S. Army Reserve Specialist IV, 1968-1971
U.S. Air Force Reserve Staff Sergeant, 1971-1975

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