Judge Patricia A. McCullough


January 2020 to December 2029


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1981
  • University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France, summer legal program, 1980
  • University of Pittsburgh, B.A., magna cum laude, 1978

Professional Experience

  • Elected a judge of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, 2009
  • Private law practice, 2008-09
  • Executive Director, Catholic Charities Diocese of Pittsburgh, 2006-07
  • Appointed a judge of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, 2005
  • Member/vice chair/chair, Allegheny County Board of Property Assessment Appeals and Review, 2000-05
  • Private law practice, 1991-2004
  • Adjunct faculty, University of Pittsburgh
  • Assistant General Counsel, University of Pittsburgh Office of General Counsel, 1983-91
  • Judicial clerk to Washington County Court of Common Pleas Judge Samuel Rodgers, 1981-83

Memberships and Associations

  • American, Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Bar Associations
  • Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation, Board Member
  • Women’s "HOPE" program, Allegheny County Jail, Volunteer Co-Leader