Mitchell S. Goldberg
|Mitchell S. Goldberg|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania|
October 31, 2008
|Appointed by||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||John R. Padova|
|Born||Mitchell S. Goldberg
1959 (age 57–58)
|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
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
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.
John R. Padova
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania