Terrence F. McVerry

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Terrence F. McVerry
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Assumed office
September 30, 2013
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
In office
September 4, 2002 – September 30, 2013
Appointed byGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byDonald E. Ziegler
Succeeded byPeter J. Phipps
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 42nd district
In office
January 2, 1979 – November 30, 1990
Preceded byH. Sheldon Parker
Succeeded byGregory Fajt
Personal details
Born
Terrence F. McVerry

(1943-09-16) September 16, 1943 (age 76)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
EducationDuquesne University (B.A.)
Duquesne University School of Law (J.D.)

Terrence F. McVerry (born September 16, 1943) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, McVerry received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Duquesne University in 1965 and a Juris Doctor from Duquesne University School of Law in 1968. He was in private practice in Pittsburgh, from 1966 to 1998. He was an Assistant district attorney of District Attorney of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, from 1969 to 1973. In 1978, McVerry was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and represented a number of south hills communities in the General Assembly for six terms through 1990.[1]

He was a judge on the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania from 1998 to 2000. He was a Solicitor/Director, Allegheny County Law Department, Pennsylvania from 2000 to 2002. He was a Solicitor/General counsel, Community College of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania from 2000 to 2002.[2]

District court service[edit]

McVerry is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. McVerry was nominated by President George W. Bush on January 23, 2002, to a seat vacated by Donald E. Ziegler. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 3, 2002, and received his commission on September 4, 2002. He took senior status on September 30, 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Western District of Pennsylvania biography of Terrence F. McVerry.
  2. ^ "The Pennsylvania Manual". Department of General Services. 8 June 1987 – via Google Books.

Sources[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
Donald E. Ziegler
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
2002–2013
Succeeded by
Peter J. Phipps