“Highly Recommended” by the Pennsylvania Bar Association

“The candidate is an experienced jurist known for his high degree of professionalism, good judicial temperament and strong work ethic. His legal career has taken several paths that allowed the candidate to attain substantial experience in a variety of areas. He served as an assistant district attorney of Philadelphia from 1991 to 1996, rising to a leadership role in the Major Trials Unit. He was employed from 1997 to 2000 as an associate and from 2001 to 2013 as a partner in a law firm. He served as a judge on the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas between 2014 and 2019, and during his tenure made several important administrative contributions. From January 2020 to present, he has served ably as a Superior Court of Pennsylvania judge. He has a sound knowledge of legal principles. His opinions and legal writings are well written and well-reasoned. In addition, the candidate has a demonstrated record of community involvement. Before commencing his legal education, he served on active duty in the U.S. Army for two years followed by a four-year commitment in the Army Reserve. Because of his broad experience as a practicing attorney, proven record of judicial leadership, high ethical standards and dedication to the legal profession and the community, the commission is confident the candidate would serve with distinction as a Supreme Court justice and, therefore, highly recommends his candidacy.”

Organized Labor

  • Pennsylvania AFL-CIO
  • Pennsylvania State Building & Construction Trades Council
  • Pennsylvania State Correction Officers Association (PSCOA)
  • Pennsylvania Conference of Teamsters
  • Philadelphia Building & Construction Trades Council
  • Philadelphia Mechanical Trades
  • Central Pennsylvania Building & Construction Trades Council
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local #98
  • Laborers’ District Council of Philadelphia
  • Laborers’ District Council of Western Pennsylvania
  • International Union of Operating Engineers Local #542
  • Sheet Metal Workers’ Local Union #19
  • Roofers & Waterproofers Local #30
  • Sprinklerfitters Local #692
  • Plumbers Union Local #690
  • International Union of Painters & Allied Trades District Council #21
  • International Union of Painters & Allied Trades District Council #57

Democratic Organizations

  • Pennsylvania Democratic Party

First Responders

  • Pennsylvania Professional Firefighters Association

Community, Labor, & Party Leaders

  • Charlotte Valyo, Chair, Chester County Democratic Committee
  • Lori McFarland, Chair Lehigh County Democratic Committee
  • Michelle McFall, Chair, Westmoreland County Democratic Committee
  • Michele Burger, Democratic State Committee, Chester County
  • Colleen Gerrity, Democratic State Committee, Lackawanna County
  • Amanda Hammock, Democratic State Committee, Delaware County
  • Roberta Laney, Democratic State Committee, Bucks County

Women’s Organizations & Women Elected Officials

  • Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania PAC
  • VoteProChoice
  • State Senator Christine Tartaglione
  • State Senator Amanda Cappaelletti
  • State Senator Lisa Boscola
  • State House Majority Leader Joanna McClinton
  • State Representative Maureen Madden
  • State Representative Jennifer O’Mara
  • State Representative Tina Davis
  • State Representative Donna Bullock
  • State Representative Jeanne McNeill
  • Marian Moskowitz, Chester County Commissioner (Chair)
  • Michele Vaughn, Chester County Register of Wills
  • Debbie Bookman, Chester County Prothonotary
  • Patricia Maisana, Chester County Treasurer
  • Sophia Garcia Jackson, Chester County Coroner
  • Valley Township Supervisor Patrice Proctor
  • Valley Township Supervisor Sharon Yates
  • Coatesville City Council Vice President Carmen Green
  • Carrie Arvilla Hunt, Coatesville City Council
  • Renee Carey South, South Coatesville Borough Council
  • Caln Commissioner Lorraine Tindaro

Elected Officials

  • State Senator John Kane
  • State House Democratic Policy Committee Chair Ryan Bizzarro
  • State Representative Chris Pielli
  • State Representative Dan Williams
  • State Representative Robert Merski
  • State Representative Josh Siegel
  • Downingtown Mayor Phil Dague
  • Khadijah Al-Amin, Coatesville City Council
  • Caln Commissioner Josh Young