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Governor Wolf, Senate Leaders Announce Slate of Judicial Nominations

June 13, 2016

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf, Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman and Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa announced a slate of nominations for judicial vacancies. These nominations require confirmation by the Senate.

“I thank Republican and Democratic leaders in the Senate for working with me in a collaborative way to ensure these vacancies on our courts are filled,” Governor Wolf said.

The nominees are:

  • Supreme Court – Judge Sallie Mundy
  • Superior Court – Carl Solano, Judge Lillian Harris Ransom and Geoffrey Moulton
  • Commonwealth Court – Joe Cosgrove and Julia Hearthway
  • Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas – David Spurgeon
  • Berks County Court of Common Pleas – Jill Gehman Koestel
  • Bucks County Court of Common Pleas – Jeffrey G. Trauger
  • Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas – Lori Serratelli
  • Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas – Julia Munley
  • Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas – Daniel McCarthy
  • Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas – Joseph Walsh
  • City of Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas: Stella Tsai, Vincent Furlong, Daniel Sulman, Lucretia Clemons, Roger Gordon and Vincent Melchiorre
  • Washington County Court of Common Pleas: Damon Faldowski
  • York County Court of Common Pleas – Kathleen Prendergast and Christy Fawcett
  • Allegheny County Magisterial District Court – Dan Butler
  • Centre County Magisterial District Court – Robert Bascom
  • Chester County Magisterial District Court – Elizabeth Curtis Swain
  • Cumberland County Magisterial District Court – Jonathan Birbeck
  • Dauphin County Magisterial District Court – David O’Leary
  • Lackawanna County Magisterial District Court – Bruce Zero
  • Northampton County Magisterial District Court – Alicia Zito
  • Westmoreland County Magisterial District Court – Wayne Gongaware

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