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John Francis Becker, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1969, Pennsylvania 1971, United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania 1972, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1978.


Becker, John Francis was born on November 17, 1943 in Pittsburgh. Son of Edward DeFalco and Catherine M. (Dolan) Becker.


Bachelor of Arts Notre Dame, 1965. Juris Doctor, St. John's University, New York City, 1968.


House counsel Allstate Insurance Company, New York City, 1969-1970. Assistant district attorney Kings County District Attorney' General’ s Office, Brooklyn, 1970-1973. From associate to partner Sikov & Love P.A., Pittsburgh, since 1973.


Member zoning hearing board Borough of Greentree, since 1981. Vice president parish council St. Margaret's Church, Pittsburgh, 1978, president Holy Name Society, 1982. Member American Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association (professional ethics committee since 1985, medical-legal committee since 1986, ad hoc committee on court administration 1986, vice chairman continuing legal education committee 1986, chairman since 1988, bench bar committee since 1988), Association Trial Lawyers American, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers (president western Pennsylvania chapter 1985, 86, vice president, treasurer, secretary, board directors 1977-1985, state board directors 1982-1986), Academy Trial Lawyers Allegheny County (board directors 1986), Notre Dame Club Pittsburgh.


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Married Genevieve M. McNally, February 1967. Children: Genevieve L., Elizabeth A., John E., Margaret C.