Appellate Court Procedural Rules Committee
The Appellate Court Procedural Rules Committee is responsible for making formal recommendations to the court for refining and updating the rules of appellate procedure.
The Appellate Court Procedural Rules Committee was created by order of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania on October 4, 1973. The committee’s name was changed by order of the Supreme Court on March 31, 1994.
Committee appointments are typically for six-year terms. In special circumstances the Supreme Court may extend or reduce the term of an appointment. This committee is appointed by the Supreme Court and its members are knowledgeable about the Rules of Appellate Procedure and experienced in state appellate practice in Pennsylvania. In addition, the chief clerk/prothonotary from each appellate court serves as an ex-officio member.
Honorable Patricia A. McCullough, Chair
Honorable J. Andrew Crompton, Vice Chair
Irene Bizzoso, Esq., ex officio
Honorable Mary Jane Bowes
Kristen W. Brown, Esq.
Honorable Dale M. Fouse
Peter J. Gardner, Esq.
Brandon P. Ging, Esq.
Michael Krimmel, Esq., ex officio
Ruxandra M. Laidacker, Esq.
Hon. Maureen Lally-Green
Honorable Anne E. Lazarus
James L. McMonagle, Jr., Esq.
Neil T. O'Donnell, Esq.
Joseph D. Seletyn, Esq., ex officio
Karla M. Shultz, Counsel
Suzanne M. Creavey, Assistant
Proposed Rules for Public Comment
Proposal regarding In Forma Pauperis
||June 30, 2022|
|Rule 1925 is amended||April 01, 2022|
|Rules 1115 and 1116 are amended||April 01, 2022|
|Amendment of Pa.R.A.P. 127 and 1931||January 01, 2022|
|Rule 1702 is amended||January 01, 2022|
|Rules 311 and 341 are amended||July 01, 2021|