Judge Christine L. Donohue


January 2008 to December 2017


  • Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1980
  • East Stroudsburg University, B.A., 1974

Professional Experience

  • Elected a judge of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, 2007
  • Judicial Conduct Board, former Member
  • Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, former Board Member
  • Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners, former Chair
  • Court of Judicial Discipline, former Judge
  • Private law practice, 1980-2007

Memberships and Associations

  • American, Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Bar Associations
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, former State Chair
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, former Governor
  • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Past President
  • American Bar Foundation
  • Allegheny County Bar Foundation
  • The National Aviary of Pittsburgh, former Trustee
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania, former Board Member
  • The Hill House Association, former Board Member

Awards and Honors

  • "Women Leaders in the Legal Profession," Pennsylvania Law Weekly, 2008
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2006 and 2007
  • Top 50 Attorneys in Pittsburgh, 2006 and 2007
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2005-08