Women on the Bench in Pennsylvania
March 04, 2022
In recognition of National Women’s History Month, the Pennsylvania Courts today released an infographic looking at the history of women in the Pennsylvania judiciary, as well as those women currently serving.
Presently, 37 percent of Pennsylvania’s active judges are women – a 7 percent increase from last year. On the state’s appellate courts, three of the seven justices on the Supreme Court are women, and a majority of judges serving on both the Superior Court (71 percent) and Commonwealth Court (88 percent) are women.
The infographic below highlights data about women judges at all levels of the bench in Pennsylvania. Download a high-resolution version of the graphic.
PA Courts InfoShare is an infographic produced monthly by the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) that visually highlights the work of the courts with interesting data and statistics obtained through the judiciary’s case management systems, interactive dashboards and other research. Reproduction is encouraged with source cited.
Media contact: Kim Bathgate, 717-231-3331