The Superior Court of Pennsylvania

The Superior Court was established in 1895 and is one of two statewide intermediate appellate courts. Learn more.

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Superior Court

Superior Court

Judges and Court Offices

Read Superior Court judges' bios and access the prothonotaries' addresses.

Doing Business with the Court

Filing a Brief

Before filing a brief, make sure all requirements are met. Submitting a brief that does not comply with the rules of procedure may result in the dismissal of the appellate action.

For detailed instructions on how to file a brief and what to include, review the Rules of Appellate Procedure (Title 201). Each filed brief must be submitted to the appropriate location with the required number of copies and fees. The following resources are available to ensure that these brief requirements are met:


Career Opportunities

Those seeking a judicial law clerk position, a judicial internship or an administrative position with the Superior Court should submit a cover letter along with a resume or CV to Please submit your resume only once. In your cover letter, indicate the office or offices of interest.

For more information on court-related career opportunities, please visit our Job Openings page.

Americans with Disabilities Act Accommodation (ADA)

It is the policy of the Unified Judicial System (UJS) to prohibit discrimination against any individual with a disability, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), 42 U.S.C. § 12131 et seq., in accessing or participating in judicial proceedings or other services, programs or activities of the Unified Judicial System.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service or activity, should contact the ADA Coordinator or filing office to make a written request as soon as possible but no later than three days before the scheduled event.