September 20, 2018
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm, Eastern Time
ACS Pittsburgh: A Discussion with Judge Tim Lewis
Please join the Pittsburgh Lawyer Chapter and the Duquesne University School of Law and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law Student Chapters of the American Constitution Society for an evening program featuring ACS National Board Member, the Honorable Timothy K. Lewis. The discussion will focus on Judge Lewis’ pathway to the bench as well as threats to the independence of the judiciary and how to address them.
Former Federal Appeals Judge Timothy K. Lewis is co-chair of Schnader's ADR Practice Group and serves as a mediator, arbitrator, settlement counselor, and trial and appellate practitioner. Judge Lewis is a past co-chair of Schnader's Appellate Practice Group.
Before entering private practice, Judge Lewis served on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He was serving on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania when President George H. W. Bush elevated him to the Court of Appeals in 1992. At the time of both appointments he was the youngest federal judge in the United States. Before being appointed to the federal bench, Judge Lewis served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania and as an Assistant District Attorney in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
The Honorable Timothy K. Lewis, Co-Chair of Schnader's ADR Practice Group; former Federal Appeals Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; ACS National Board Member
Heavy appetizers and refreshments will be provided by ACS.