Judge J. Andrew Crompton


January 2020 to January 2022


  • Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg Campus, 1993
  • Moot Court and Trial Advocacy
  • Dickinson College (B.A., Political Science), 1990

Professional Experience

  • Chief of Staff to President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati and General Counsel to the Senate Majority Caucus, 2014-2019
  • Chief of Staff and Counsel to President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, 2009-2014
  • Chief of Staff and Counsel to Scarnati in his capacity as Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor/Board of Pardons Chairman, 2008-2011
  • Counsel to Senate President Pro Tempore Robert C. Jubelirer, 1994-2006

Memberships and Associations

  • PA Supreme Court Appellate Court Procedural Rules Committee, 2017-present
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority (Philadelphia), 2015-2019
  • Joint Committee on Documents. 2011-2019. Cumberland Valley Youth Basketball Association, Girls’ Coach, 2017-present
  • West Shore Country Club Mens’ Tennis Team, Captain

Awards and Honors

  • Named Distinguished Alumni of Phil-Mont Christian Academy, 2017
  • Named one of the 10 Titans in Pennsylvania. A lengthy profile was included in the City and State magazine, 2016
  • Scarnati 100 Mile Bike Ride, Raised over $1 million for three Pennsylvania children’s hospitals, 2008-2017


  • Published in the Dickinson Law Review, 2002. “Pennsylvanians Should Adopt a Merit Selection System for State Appellate Court Judges.”