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Chief Magistrate Judge Martin C. Carlson

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

      ENTERED ON DUTY
      August 15, 2009

              * 2007-2009, United States Attorney - Middle District of Pennsylvania
              * 2002-2007, First Assistant United States Attorney - Middle District of
                             Pennsylvania
              * 2001-2002, United States Attorney - Middle District of Pennsylvania
              * 1994-2001, Chief, Criminal Division United States Attorney’s Office - Middle District of Pennsylvania
              * 1989-1994, Assistant United States Attorney - Middle District of Pennsylvania
              * 1988-1989, Senior Legal Advisor, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
              * 1982-1988, Trial Attorney, Criminal Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
              * 1980-1982, Law Clerk, The Honorable Gerald J. Weber, Chief Judge United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

              * Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
              * Member, National Association of Former United States Attorneys
              * Member, National Association of Assistant United States Attorneys
              * Member, Federal Magistrate Judges Association

EDUCATION

              * 1980 - University of Pennsylvania Law School - Juris Doctorate, cum laude
                             Associate Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review
              * 1977 - Pennsylvania State University
                             Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, Member, Phi Beta Kappa

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