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Cathy Bissoon

Cathy Bissoon, American federal judge. Bar: Pennsylvania 1993, United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania 1993, Supreme Court Pennsylvania 1994, United States Court Appeals (4th Circuit) 1995, United States Court Appeals (3rd Circuit) 1997, United States Court Appeals (6th Circuit) 2001.

Background

  • Bissoon, Cathy was born in 1968 in Brooklyn.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science summa cum laude, Alfred University, New York, 1990. Juris Doctor, Harvard Law School, 1993. Executive leadership program, The Wharton School, University Pennsylvania, 2004.

    Career

    • Law clerk to Honorary Gary L. Lancaster United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania, 1994—1995. Associate Reed Smith LLP, Pittsburgh, 1993, 1995—2001, partner, 2001—2008. Director Cohen & Grigsby, 2007—2008.

      Magistrate judge United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania, since 2008.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1993, United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania 1993, Supreme Court Pennsylvania 1994, United States Court Appeals (4th Circuit) 1995, United States Court Appeals (3rd Circuit) 1997, United States Court Appeals (6th Circuit) 2001.

    Membership

    Board member Pittsburgh Zoo & Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company Aquarium, Mount Lebanon Teen Center. Member of Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Hispanic National Bar Association, Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

    Connections

    • Married; 2 children.
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    Born 1968
    (age 49)
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