Martin C. Carlson

Hon. Martin C. Carlson
Firm: United States District Court, Middle Pennsylvania
Address: Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse
228 Walnut Street
P.O. Box 983
Harrisburg, PA 17108
Phone: (717) 614-4120
Fax: (717) 221-3959
Web site:

Position Bar Admissions Education
Current Employment Position(s):
Chief Magistrate Judge

Appointed 2009
Bar Admissions:
Pennsylvania, 1980
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1980
Juris Doctorate
Honors: cum laude
Law Review: University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Associate Editor

Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, 1977
Bachelor of Arts
Honors: summa cum laude

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Pennsylvania Bar Association

National Association of Former United States Attorneys

National Association of Assistant United States Attorneys

Federal Magistrate Judges Association

Past Employment Positions:
Middle District of Pennsylvania, United States Attorney, 2007 - 2009

Middle District of Pennsylvania, First Assistant United States Attorney, 2002 - 2007

Middle District of Pennsylvania, United States Attorney, 2001 - 2002

Middle District of Pennsylvania, Chief, Criminal Division United States Attorney's Office, 1994 - 2001

Middle District of Pennsylvania, Assistant United States Attorney, 1989 - 1994

Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., Senior Legal Advisor, 1988 - 1989

Criminal Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., Trial Attorney, 1982 - 1988

The Honorable Gerald J. Weber, Chief Judge United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, Law Clerk, 1980 - 1982

Phi Beta Kappa

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