Ronald Lawrence Buckwalter

Personal

Birthday: 
1936
Birthplace: 
Lancaster, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1963-1980
Legal aid attorney, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1964-1966
Clerk, Hon. John Bowman and Hon. Anthony Appel, Court of Common Pleas of Lancaster County [Pennsylvania], 1966-1970
Assistant district attorney, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 1970-1978
District attorney, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 1978-1980
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Lancaster County [Pennsylvania], 1980-1990

Education

Name of School: 
Franklin and Marshall College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1958
Name of School - Second: 

William & Mary Law School

The Law School was founded in 1779, making it the first law school in the country. It is a part of the state-supported College of William & Mary. They offer a three-year J.D. degree program of full-time study and the joint degrees of Law and Master of Business Administration, Law and Master of Public Policy, and Law and Master of Arts in American Studies. The one-year Master of Laws (LL.M.) in the American Legal System provides advanced education for persons who received their legal training outside the U.S. and are interested in careers in legal practice or education, or who wish to increase their familiarity with the American legal system.

Degree - Second: 
B.C.L.
Degree Year - Second: 
1962

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
George H.W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/12/1990
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/11/2003
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