Judiciary Committee

Purpose:

The Judiciary Committee (“Committee”) is comprised of members elected by their peers and fellow members of the Allegheny County Bar Association, to evaluate prospective judicial candidates and assessing a candidate’s professional qualifications and competence, integrity, commitment to equal justice and judicial temperament. The results of the Committee’s investigation and evaluation of each candidate shall be published in accordance with these rules and procedures for the benefit of the legal community and general public. The Committee members are not compensated for their Committee work, place no weight in any candidate’s designated political party and are not permitted to affiliate with, donate to or publicly endorse any one candidate over another during their term.

Judicial Candidate Evaluations to begin in October 2022

ACBA Judiciary Guidelines, Rules and Procedures

2022-23 Judiciary Committee Members

Attorney Questionnaire

If you are an attorney who would like to be evaluated by the Allegheny County Bar Association Judiciary Committee, please download and complete the following documents:

Judge Questionnaire

If you are a sitting judge who would like to be evaluated by the Allegheny County Bar Association Judiciary Committee, please download and complete the following documents:

Candidates are required to submit 1 copy of the above documents in order for their application to be complete. The documents should be emailed to David A. Blaner, Executive Director, at dblaner@acba.org.

All questions regarding the application and interview process should be directed to David A. Blaner, ACBA Executive Director at 412-402-6601 or by e-mail at dblaner@acba.org.

CDS Handbook

Members

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Upcoming Events for Judiciary Committee: