Saturday, December 20, 2014

Phila. Bar Assoc. weighs in on judicial candidates

The Philadelphia Bar Association has released the full results from its Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention for the May 21 primary election. There are six seats open on Philadelphia's Court of Common Pleas and three seats available on Municipal Court.

Phila. Bar Assoc. weighs in on judicial candidates

The Philadelphia Bar Association has released the full results from its Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention for the May 21 primary election.  There are six seats open on Philadelphia's Court of Common Pleas and three seats available on Municipal Court.

The Bar Association recommends for the Court of Common Pleas: Giovanni Campbell, Derrick W. Coker, Anne Marie Coyle, James C. Crumlish, Joe Fernandes, Vince Giusini, Daine A. Grey, Jr., Timika Lane, Daniel D. McCaffery, Kenneth J. Powell, Jr., Stephanie M. Sawyer, Katie Scrivner.

The Bar Association does not recommend for the Court of Common Pleas: Frank Bennett , Deborah D. Cianfrani, Conor Corcoran, Leon A. King, II, Rania Major, Jon Marshall, John J. O'Connor, Jr., Tracy B. Roman, Sean P. Stevens, Sierra Thomas Street, Dawn M. Tancredi.

The Bar Association recommends for Municipal Court: Martin Coleman, Joe Fernandes, Daine A. Grey, Jr., Robert M. Kline, Fran Shields.

The Bar Association does not recommend for Municipal Court: Frank Bennett, Shoshana Bricklin, Conor Corcoran, Henry Lewandowski, Tracy B. Roman.

NOTE: Some candidates are running for seats on both courts.

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