Paul Steven Diamond

Personal

Birthday: 
1953
Birthplace: 
Brooklyn, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Assistant district attorney, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1977-1979, 1981-1983
Law clerk, Hon. Bruce W. Kauffman, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1980
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1983-2004
Adjunct professor, Temple University School of Law, 1990-1992

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, July 24, 2008; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Columbia University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1974
Name of School - Second: 

University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1977

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/22/2004
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