Judge Jacqueline O. Shogan


January 2018 to January 2028


  • Duke University School of Law, J.D. with high honors, Order of the Coif, 1990
  • University of Virginia, M.S.N., 1981
  • Temple University, B.S.N., summa cum laude, 1975

Professional Experience

  • Elected a judge of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, 2007
  • Private law practice, Thorp Reed & Armstrong, 2002-2007
  • Judicial law clerk, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1997-2001
  • Private law practice, 1990-97
  • Nurse and nurse educator, 1975-87

Memberships and Associations

  • American, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County and Westmoreland County Bar Associations
  • American, Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Bar Foundations
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession
  • National Association of Women Judges
  • Women’s Bar Association of Western Pennsylvania
  • Business and Professional Women USA/PA

Awards and Honors

  • Celebrate & Share Woman of Achievement Award, 2009
  • Legal Intelligencer and Pennsylvania Law Weekly, Woman of the Year, 2007-08