Kim R. Gibson

Personal

Birthday: 
1948
Birthplace: 
Trenton, NJ
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1966-1978; post judge advocate, 1975-1978
U.S. Army Reserve, 1978-1996
Public defender, Court of Common Pleas of Somerset County [Pennsylvania], 1978-1980
Private practice, Pennsylvania, 1978-1998
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 Somerset County [Pennsylvania], 1998-2003

Education

Name of School: 
U.S. Military Academy
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1970
Name of School - Second: 

Dickinson School of Law - Penn State

Founded in 1834 by Judge John Reed, The Dickinson School of Law is the oldest law school in Pennsylvania and the fifth oldest in the nation. Throughout its history, the law school has trained distinguished graduates who have gone on to become leaders of the bar, of the judiciary, of government, and of business. These alumni include the first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, five governors, three U.S. senators, and more than 100 federal, state and county judges and countless prominent lawyers and civic leaders.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1975

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Western District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
9/24/2003
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