Judge Renée Cohn Jubelirer


January 2012 to December 2021


  • Duke University School of Law, LL.M., Judicial Studies, 2014
  • Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, Editor Law Review, 1983
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 1978

Professional Experience

  • Elected a Judge of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, 2001; retained 2011
  • Commissioner, South Whitehall Township, 2000-01
  • Counsel, ATX Telecommunications Services, 1997-2001
  • Assistant Solicitor, Lehigh County, 1997-99
  • Deputy Solicitor, Lehigh County, 1996-97
  • Arbitrator, Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas, 1994-2001
  • Assistant Professor, DePaul College of Law, 1985-87
  • Private law practice, 1984-96
  • Teaching fellow, Stanford Law School, 1983-84

Memberships and Associations

  • Chair, Appellate Procedural Rules Committee of the Supreme Court
  • Co-Chair, Public Access Working Group of the Supreme Court
  • Judicial Advisory Board, George Mason University School of Law, Law & Economics Center
  • American, Pennsylvania, Lehigh and Centre County Bar Associations
  • Workers’ Compensation Liaison Committee of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Women in the Profession Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • James S. Bowman American Inns of Court, Master
  • Wilkinson-Campbell American Inns of Court, Master
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Lecturer
  • Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Judges