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JUDGES HAVE ENORMOUS POWER

You decide who becomes a judge in Philadelphia. Who's best for the bench? Ask the Philadelphia Bar Association. Our Judicial Commission's objective, nonpartisan investigations rate candidates on their ability, integrity and judgment. Make an informed decision.

2021 Primary Election Ratings

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

NameRecommendation
Maria McLaughlinHighly Recommended
Paula PatrickHighly Recommended

Superior Court

NameRecommendation
Timika LaneRecommended

Commonwealth Court

NameRecommendation
Lori A. DumasRecommended
Sierra StreetRecommended

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

NameRecommendation
Chris HallHighly Recommended
Michele HangleyHighly Recommended
Nick KamauHighly Recommended
Mark J. MooreHighly Recommended
John R. PadovaHighly Recommended
Wendi BarishRecommended
Craig LevinRecommended
Cateria McCabeRecommended
Daniel R. SulmanRecommended
Caroline TurnerRecommended
Betsy WahlRecommended
Tamika WashingtonRecommended
Terri BookerNot Recommended
Rick CataldiNot Recommended
Sherrie CohenNot Recommended
Maurice HoustonNot Recommended
Patrick J. MoranNot Recommended

Philadelphia Municipal Court

NameRecommendation
George TwardyRecommended
Greg Yorgey-GirdyRecommended
Sherrie CohenNot Recommended
Michael C. LambertNot Recommended
Barbara ThomsonNot Recommended