Lawyer referral service 2008


ACBA’s ratings for judicial candidates in November 2007 election

The Allegheny County Bar Association’s Judiciary Committee has rated the following individuals who are running for a judgeship in the upcoming November election. All of these individuals have been interviewed by the Judiciary Committee.

In the 2007 Pennsylvania Primary Elections, voters will be selecting candidates for the following judicial positions: Two Pa Supreme Court Justices, two Judges on the PA Superior Court, and four Judges on the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas.


SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA

NAME

RATED

Hon. Maureen Lally-Green

Highly Recommended

Hon. Debra McCloskey Todd

Highly Recommended

 

SUPERIOR COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA

Name

RATED

Hon. Cheryl Allen

Highly Recommended

Hon. Ronald W. Folino

Highly Recommended

Christine L. Donohue

Recommended

Jacqueline O. Shogan

Recommended


ALLEGHENY COUNTY COURT OF COMMON PLEAS

Highly Recommended
John T. McVay, Jr., Esquire
 
Recommended
Hon. Cathleen Cawood Bubash, Esquire
Arnold I. Klein, Esquire
Hon. Michael E. McCarthy, Esquire
 
Not Recommended at this Time
Kelly Eileen Bigley, Esquire

Each candidate is evaluated by the Judiciary Committee of the Allegheny County Bar Association in the areas of temperament, experience in the field of law, academic achievement, honesty and integrity, reputation, general community interest, and contributions to the profession.

The 24-member Judiciary Committee is elected at large by the 6,500 member bar association.

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