Law alumni confirmed by Senate, becomes fourth Pres. Trump judicial nominee

Judge William Stickman IV, L'05, was confirmed Wednesday to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. He was confirmed on a 56-34 Senate vote. Nominee Robert J. Colville, L'92, an Allegheny County Common Pleas Court judge, has cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee, also putting him in position for confirmation.

According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Judge Stickman cleared the Senate with the support of both Pennsylvania senators, Democrat Bob Casey and Republican Pat Toomey. He is a partner with the Pittsburgh firm Del Sole Cavanaugh Stroyd, where his practice focuses on commercial and appellate matters. He has served as trial counsel in jury trials, bench trials, and evidentiary hearings. His clients have included individuals, small businesses and Fortune 500 companies.

Read the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article, "Senate confirms fourth Trump judicial nominee to Western District of Pennsylvania."

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. Duquesne, a campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, has been nationally recognized for its academic programs, community service and commitment to sustainability. Follow Duquesne University on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
www.duq.edu