Donetta W. Ambrose

Personal

Birthday: 
1945
Birthplace: 
New Kensington, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Louis Manderino, Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, 1970-1971
Assistant attorney general, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1972-1974
Private practice, New Kensington, Pennsylvania, 1974-1981
Assistant district attorney, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, 1977-1981
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Westmoreland County [Pennsylvania], 1982-1993

Education

Name of School: 
Duquesne University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1967
Name of School - Second: 

Duquesne University School of Law

The words of our motto reflect our faith that Duquesne University is directed in its course and sustained in all its efforts by the Holy Spirit of God. We express this dedication to the Spirit in our statement of mission. Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit is a Catholic University, founded by members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, the Spiritans, and sustained through a partnership of laity and religious. Duquesne serves God by serving students through commitment to excellence in liberal and professional education, through profound concern for moral and spiritual values, through the maintenance of an ecumenical atmosphere open to diversity, and through service to the Church, the community, the nation, and the world.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1970

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Court Name: 

Pennsylvania Western District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/24/1993
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/5/2010
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