|Gibson, Kim R.
53th Commissioned Judge
Federal Judicial Service:
United States District Court,
Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by George W. Bush
on April 28, 2003,
to a seat vacated by D. Brooks Smith;
Confirmed by the Senate on
September 23, 2003; received commission on September 24, 2003; sworn in on October 20, 2003.
Public Defender, Somerset County Court of Common Pleas, Pennsylvania, 1978-1980
Private practice, Pennsylvania, 1978-1997
Assistant County Solicitor and Attorney for Children and Youth Services, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, 1980-1988
Solicitor, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, 1988-1998
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of 16th Judicial District, Pennsylvania, 1998-2003
United States Military Academy, West Point, B.S., 1970
Dickinson School of Law, J.D. magna cum laude, 1975
Born May 29, 1948 in Trenton, NJ
Co –chairman of the Flight 93 Memorial Task Force.
U.S. Army Reserve, 1978-1996, Retired as Colonel, USAR
Post Judge Advocate, U.S. Army, 1975-1978
U.S. Army, 1970-1978, Armor/JAG (airborne and ranger qualified)