Brann is a partner at Brann, Williams, Caldwell & Sheetz, where he has worked since 1991 on civil trial litigation, corporate and commercial transactions, probate and estate planning, and general real estate transactions. Before joining the firm, he served as a law clerk to Bradford County Court of Common Pleas Judge John C. Mott.
Mannion has served as a magistrate judge for the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania since 2001. Before joining the bench, Mannion served as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Middle District from 1986 to 1993 and again from 1997 to 2001. He has also worked as a principal at Hourigan, Kluger, Spohrer & Quinn from 1993 to 1997 and served as the senior assistant district attorney and trial supervisor in the Nassau County, N.Y., District Attorney's office from 1980 to 1986.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.