Judge Profile

Cathy Bissoon

Judicial Experience:

  • Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, Appointed (2008)


  • JD, Harvard Law School, 1993
  • BA Political Science, Alfred University, 1990


  • Jim Imhof, Courtoom Deputy Clerk


  • Do you have any special rules governing courtroom decorum (e.g., addressing the court, dealing with opposing counsel and witnesses, proper attire, etc.)? See Practices and Procedures on the website for the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

  • Are there any special practices or procedures lawyers appearing before you should know about? See Practices and Procedures.

  • Any suggestions, admonitions or recommendations you would make to lawyers appearing before you? See Practices and Procedures.