Mitchell S. Goldberg

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Mitchell S. Goldberg
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Assumed office
October 31, 2008
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by John R. Padova
Personal details
Born Mitchell S. Goldberg
1959 (age 57–58)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Education Ithaca College A.B.
Temple University Beasley School of Law J.D.

Mitchell S. Goldberg (born 1959) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Goldberg received an Artium Baccalaureus degree from Ithaca College in 1981 and a Juris Doctor from Temple University Beasley School of Law in 1986. After serving as an assistant district attorney in the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office from 1986 to 1989, he entered private practice in Pennsylvania until 1996. He became an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 1997, serving in that position until 2003 when he was elected to a judgeship on the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas. He also taught as an adjunct professor at Temple University Beasley School of Law from 2002 to 2006.

Federal judicial service[edit]

On July 24, 2008, Goldberg was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania vacated by John R. Padova. Goldberg was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 26, 2008, and received his commission on October 31, 2008.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
John R. Padova
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
2008–present
Incumbent