Senior Judge John L. Musmanno




  • Vanderbilt University School of Law (J.D.), 1966 (Assistant Editor of Law Review)
  • Washington & Jefferson College (B.A.) magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, 1963

Professional Experience

  • Pennsylvania Court of Judicial Discipline, 2005-09, President Judge
  • Pennsylvania Judicial Conduct Board, 2001-05
  • Elected a judge of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, 1997
  • Appointed Administrative Judge, Civil Division, Allegheny County Court, 1990
  • Elected a judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, 1981
  • Elected a District Justice, 1970
  • Private law practice, 1966-81

Memberships and Associations

  • American, Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Bar Associations

Awards and Honors

  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County Award, 1993
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, President's Award, 1991