Judge Cheryl Lynn Allen

Term

January 2008 to December 2017

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1975
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.S., 1969

Professional Experience

  • Elected a judge of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, 2007
  • Point Park University, Associate Professor, 2001-06
  • Appointed a judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Allegheny County, 1990; elected to a full term, 1991
  • Allegheny County Law Department, Staff Attorney
  • Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, Staff Attorney
  • Neighborhood Legal Services, Staff Attorney

Memberships and Associations

  • Juvenile Court Judges Commission
  • Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation, Board Member
  • Cornerstone Television, Board Member
  • Hosanna House, Board Member
  • Waynesburg University, Trustee
  • National Regional Church CARE, Advisory Board Member

Awards and Honors

  • New Pittsburgh Courier’s Women of Excellence Award, 2008
  • The Legal Intelligencer & Pennsylvania Law Weekly Women of the Year, 2008
  • Camp Fire USA Incredible Kid Day Breakfast of Champions, 2008
  • Celebrate & Share Woman of Achievement Honor Award, 2008
  • Three Rivers Youth Nellie Leadership Award, 2006
  • Greater Pittsburgh YWCA, Tribute to Women Award, 2006
  • Pennsylvania Commission for Women, Woman's History Month Award, 2005
  • Juvenile Court Judges Commission Award, 2004
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Juvenile Justice Award, 2004
  • CASA Volunteer Recognition Award, 2004
  • Second Chance Inc., Women of Standard Award, 2004
  • University of Pittsburgh, Women's Law Association, Woman of the Year, 2002
  • University of Pittsburgh, Alumni of the Year, 1999