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Joan Orie Melvin's Biography

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Full Name:

Joan Orie Melvin




Husband: Greg; 6 Children

Birth Place:

Pittsburgh, PA

JD, Duquesne University School of Law, 1981

BA, Economics, University of Notre Dame, 1978

No political experience information on file.

Former Member, Allegheny County Mental Health/Mental Retardation Advisory Board

Chair, Allegheny County Prison Board, 1996

Justice, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 2010-2013

Judge, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Superior Court, 1997-2010

Judge, Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, 1990-1997

Chief Magistrate, City of Pittsburgh Municipal Courts, 1987-1990

Magistrate, City of Pittsburgh Municipal Courts, 1985-1990

Attorney, Private Law Practice, 1981-1985

Corporate Counsel, 1981-1985

Member, Allegheny County Bar Association

Member, American Bar Association

Member, American Judicature Society

Member, Board of Directors, Passavant Hospital

Member, Board of Directors, Soldiers and Sailors Military Museum and Memorial.

Former Member, Board of Directors, Vincentian Home

Member, Federal Circuit Bar Association

Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association

Former Member, Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Inns of Court

Former Member, STOP Violence Task Force

Former Member, United Way Community Problem Solving Troubled Youth Committee