Current and Historical List of Judges

current judges of the court of judicial discipline
Current Judges County Date of appointment
John J. Soroko, President Judge
Lawyer (R) 
Philadelphia 4/7/2014
David J. Shrager
Lawyer (D)
Allegheny 1/15/2015
David J. Barton
Judge (R)
Allegheny 5/29/2015
Doris Carson Williams
Lay Person (R)
Allegheny 6/30/2016
Jeffrey P. Minehart
Judge (D)
Philadelphia 9/20/2016
Michael J. Barrasse
Judge (R)
Lackawanna 11/29/2016
Jazelle M. Jones
Lay Person (D)
Philadelphia 10/20/2017
John H. Foradora
Judge (D)
Jefferson 10/20/2017
James C. Schwartzman
Judge (R)
Philadelphia 5/12/2018


 

historical list of president judges of the court of judicial discipline
historical list
of president judges
county date of appointment
Joseph F. McCloskey
Judge (D)
Schuylkill 8/25/93
Stephen J. McEwen, Jr.
Judge (R)
Delaware 9/17/96
Esther R. Sylvester
Judge (D)
Philadelphia 8/16/96
Jack A. Panella
Judge (D)
Northampton 8/26/97
James E. Russo
Magisterial District Judge (R)*
Allegheny 8/16/98
Ralph J. Sposato
Non-Lawyer Elector (R)
Philadelphia 9/2/99
Sal Cognetti, Jr.
Lawyer (D)
Lackawanna 10/19/00
Robert P. Horgos
Judge (D)
Allegheny 11/28/00
Debbie O'Dell Seneca
Judge (D)
Washington 12/17/01
Robert L. Capoferri
Non-Lawyer Elector (R)
Delaware 8/5/03
Richard A. Sprague
Lawyer (D)
Philadelphia 8/16/04
William H. Lamb
Lawyer (R)
Chester 8/16/05
John L. Musmanno
Judge (D)
Allegheny 8/16/05
Stewart L. Kurtz
Judge (R)
Huntingdon 8/16/07
Patrick Judge, Sr.
Non-Lawyer Elector (R)
Lackawanna 8/16/07
John W. Morris
Lawyer (D)
Philadelphia 9/15/08
Robert E. J. Curran
Lawyer (R)
Delaware 9/29/08
Bernard L. McGinley
Judge (D)
Allegheny 9/22/09
Charles A. Clement, Jr.
President Judge Emeritus
Magisterial District Judge (R)
Cumberland 8/15/14
John R. Cellucci
Lay Member (R)
Chester 8/25/11
Judge Timothy F. McCune
Judge (R)
Butler 9/23/11
Robert J. Colville
Judge (D)
Allegheny 8/6/12
Jack A. Panella 
Judge (D)
Northampton 9/18/2013


 

historical list of judges of the court of judicial discipline
historical list of Judges County Date of appointment
Peter DePaul
Non-Lawyer Elector (R)
Philadelphia 8/25/93
Carol K. McGinley
Judge (D)
Lehigh 8/25/93
Dawson R. Muth
Magisterial District Judge (R)
Chester 8/25/93
William F. Burns
Non-Lawyer Elector (R)
Cumberland 10/25/93
William C. Cassebaum
Lawyer (R)
Northampton 10/25/93
Christine L. Donohue
Lawyer (D)
Allegheny 10/25/93
Justin M. Johnson
Judge (D)
Allegheny 10/25/93
Samuel J. Magaro*
District Justice (R)
Dauphin 8/16/94
Robert A. Messa*
Non-Lawyer Elector (R)
Bucks 8/16/95
Martin Weinberg
Lawyer (D)
Philadelphia 9/17/96
Joseph V. Sweeney, Jr.
Non-Lawyer Elector (D)
Lancaster 9/18/96
Robert  L. Byer
Lawyer (R)
Allegheny 9/15/97
Bonnie B. Leadbetter
Judge (R)
Montgomery 10/14/99
Leslie A. Miller
Lawyer (D)
Philadelphia 10/14/99
Michele O'Leary
Non-Lawyer Elector (D)*
Allegheny 12/04/00
James E. Beasley (R)*
Lawyer
Philadelphia 12/18/01
Joseph A. Halesey (R)
Magisterial District Judge
Luzerne 8/21/02
Marc Sandler
Non-Lawyer Elector (D)
Montgomery 10/29/04
Paul P. Panepinto
Judge (R)
Philadelphia 9/25/03
Kelley T. D. Streib
Magisterial District Judge (R)
Butler 8/16/06
Lawrence J. O'Toole
Judge (D)
Allegheny 8/18/04
William D. Bucci
Non-Lawyer Elector (D)
Philadelphia 10/5/05
Fred Shabel
Non-Lawyer Elector (D)
Philadelphia 9/15/08
John T. Robinson
Magisterial District Judge (R)
Snyder 10/9/08
Joseph M. James
Judge (D)
Allegheny 9/2/08
Carmella Mullen
Lay Member (D)
Allegheny 3/5/13
Cathy Ann Hardaway
Lay Member (R)
Lackawanna 2/19/16