Terrence McVerry

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Terrence McVerry
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Station:   Pittsburgh, PA
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   09/04/2002 - 09/30/2013
Senior:   10/1/2013 - Present
Preceded by:   Donald Ziegler
Personal History
Born:   1943
Hometown:   Pittsburgh, PA
Undergraduate:   Duquesne U., B.A., 1965
Law School:   Duquesne U. Law, J.D., 1968



Terrence McVerry is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. He joined the court in 2002 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. Judge McVerry took senior status on October 1, 2013.[1]

Early life and education

A native Pennsylvanian, McVerry graduated from Duquesne University with his bachelor's degree in 1965 and his Juris Doctorate degree in 1968.[2]

Professional career

McVerry was a private practice attorney licensed in the State of Pennsylvania from 1966 to 1998. In addition to his private practice work, McVerry was a part-timeAssistant district attorney for Allegheny County from 1969 to 1973, In 1998, McVerry became a Common Pleas Judge for the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County until the year 2000. From 2000 to 2002, McVerry served as a Solicitor/Director for the Allegheny County Law Department and also as a Solicitor/General counsel for the Community College of Allegheny County.

Judicial career

Western District of Pennsylvania

On the unanimous recommendation of Pennsylvania U.S. Senators Rick Santorum and Arlen Specter, McVerry was nominated by President George W. Bush on January 23, 2002 to a seat vacated by Donald Ziegler as Ziegler retired from active judicial duty.[3] Ziegler was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 3, 2002 on a unopposed 88 to 0 vote and received commission on September 4, 2002.[4] Judge McVerry took senior status on October 1, 2013.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Donald Ziegler
Western District of Pennsylvania
2002–Current
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
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