Justice P. Kevin Brobson


January 2022 to January 2032


  • Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg Campus, summa cum laude, Managing Editor Law Review; 1995
  • Lycoming College (B.A., Accounting/Economics), magna cum laude, 1992

Professional Experience

  • Elected a justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 2021
  • Elected President Judge of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, effective Jan. 4, 2021
  • Elected a judge of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, 2009
  • Judicial Conduct Board of Pennsylvania, 2015-2019 Former Secretary and Chair
  • Widener University Commonwealth Law School Jurist-in-Residence, 2016-2018
  • Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, 2003-09
  • Associate, Buchanan Ingersoll PC, 1996-2003
  • Judicial Clerk to the Honorable James McGirr Kelly (U.S. Dist. Ct., E.D. Pa.), 1995-96

Memberships and Associations

  • American, Pennsylvania, and Dauphin County Bar Associations
  • James S. Bowman American Inns of Court
  • St. Thomas More Society of Central Pa. Board of Governors
  • Widener University Commonwealth Law School Board of Advisors
  • The Honorable William W. Lipsitt American Inns of Court, 2011-12
  • Penn State Hershey Four Diamonds Advisory Board, Former Chair, 2010-16
  • Middle Paxton Township Planning Commission, 2008-09
  • Dauphin County Bar Association Public Services Committee, 2008-09
  • Jump Street Board of Directors, Former Chair, 2001-08
  • State Street Academy of Music Board of Directors, 2004-05

Awards and Honors

  • Lycoming College, Dr. James E. Douthat Outstanding Achievement Award (2022)
  • Widener Commonwealth Law School Pro Bono Service Provider Award (2014)
  • Diamond of Honesty Award, Penn State THON (2013)
  • The Best Lawyers in America—Insurance Law (2009)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association Pro Bono Award Winner (2008)
  • Dauphin County Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year (2008)
  • Central Penn Business Journal “Forty Under 40” Honoree (2005)
  • American Lawyer Media-PA “Lawyer on the Fast Track” Honoree (2005)


  • P. Kevin Brobson, Of Free and Equal Elections and Fair Districts—How the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Slayed (or Hobbled?) the Partisan Gerrymander, 30 WIDENER COMMW. L. REV. 53 (2020)
  • P. Kevin Brobson, Representing Clients in Complex Insurance Matters, INSIDE THE MINDS: INSURANCE LAW CLIENT STRATEGIES 63 (2007)
  • P. Kevin Brobson, Myths, Misunderstandings Cloud Debate Over RRGs, BUSINESS INSURANCE, Aug. 23, 2004, at 12.
  • P. Kevin Brobson, Note, Minnesota v. Dickerson: The Plain feel Terry Stop and Frisk Is No Longer Limited to a Protective Search for Weapons, 3 WIDENER J. PUB. L. 951 (1994).