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U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

Lee, Donald J.
43rd Commissioned Judge
Judge Lee

Federal Judicial Service:

United States District Court,
Western District of Pennsylvania


Nominated by George H.W. Bush on November 9, 1989, to a seat vacated by Hubert I. Teitelbaum;

Confirmed
by the Senate on March 9, 1990; received commission on March 12, 1990; sworn in on April 6, 1990. Assumed senior status
on April 6, 2000.

 

Professional Career:
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1954-1956
Law Clerk, Hon. Rabe Marsh, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1957-1958
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1958-1984
Councilman, Borough of Green Tree, Pennsylvania, 1961-1963
Special Assistant State Attorney General, Pennsylvania, 1963-1974
Solicitor, Borough of Green Tree, Pennsylvania, 1963-1984, 1986-1988
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1984-1986, 1988-1990

Education:
University of Pittsburgh, A.B., 1950
Duquesne University School of Law, LL.B., 1954

Personal:
Born 1927 in Pittsburgh, PA

Personal Interest:
U.S. Navy, 1945-1947

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