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Amy J. Acheson

Amy J. Acheson, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1987, United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania 1987, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1989, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1988, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1993.

Background

  • Acheson, Amy J. was born on July 16, 1963 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of Willard Phillips and Patricia Louise (Marshall) Acheson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Haverford College, 1984. Juris Doctor cum laude, University South Carolina, 1987.

    Career

    • Attorney Reed, Smith, Shaw & McClay, Pittsburgh, 1987—1995. Shareholder Berger Law Firm, 1995—1999. Of counsel Ogg, Jones, Cordes & Ignelzi, 1999—2005.

      Private practice, since 2006.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1987, United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania 1987, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1989, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1988, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1993.

    Works

    • Member South Carolina Law Review, 1985-1987.

    Membership

    Finance officer Retired Senior Volunteer Program Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, 1990-1991. Treasurer Parents League for Emotional Adjustments, Pittsburgh, 1990-1991. Member advisory board Pennsylvania Department Correction, Community Service Center Northern 1, Pittsburgh, 1990-1997.

    Board managers The Woodwell, Pittsburgh, 1992-1997, vice president, 1998-2000. Board directors Presbyterian Seniorcare Network, Inc., 2000^. Board trustees Shadyside Presbyterian Church Nursery School, 2001-2003.

    Member American Bar Association (judicial administration division committee, chairman subcommittee on discipline of federal judges, 1990-1991), Association of Trial Lawyers of America (life member), Allegheny County Bar Association (young lawyers section council 1990-1991), Order of the Coif, Order of the Wig and Robe.

    Connections

    • father: Willard Phillips Acheson
    • mother: Patricia Louise (Marshall) Acheson
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    Born July 16, 1963
    (age 54)
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