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U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

Mansmann, Carol Los
40th Commissioned Judge
Judge Diamond

Federal Judicial Service:

United States District Court,
Western District of Pennsylvania


Nominated by Ronald Regan
on February 23, 1982,
to a seat vacated by William W. Knox;

Confirmed
by the Senate on March 18, 1982; received commission on March 19, 1982; sworn in on April 8, 1982.,
Service terminated on April 22, 1995, due to appointment to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

 

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Served on the Court until death on March 9, 2002.

Professional Career:
Law Clerk for the Honorable Ralph H. Smith Jr., Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, 1967-1968
District Attorney for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1968-1972
Special Assistant to the Commonwealth Attorney General, 1974-1979
Associate Professor at the Duquesne University School of Law, 1974-1983
Adjunct Professor at Duquesne University School of Law, 1987-1994

Education:
Duquesne University, B.A., 1964
Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1967

Personal:
Born on August 7, 1942, Pittsburgh, PA
Died of breast cancer on March 9, 2002, Pittsburgh, PA

Personal Interest
:
First female attorney to be appointed to the federal bench in the Western District of Pennsylvania
Youngest female attorney to argue in front of the Supreme Court of United States of America
One of only two women to graduate from the Duquesne University School of law, 1967

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