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PortraitNameTitleCourt
John W. Herron
Administrative Judge
2011 - Present
Court of Common Pleas
Trial Division
Judge Herron was appointed by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania on November 10, 2011 to be the Administrative Judge of the Trial Division of the Court of Common Pleas. Full Biography
Kevin M. Dougherty
Administrative Judge
2005 - Present
Court of Common Pleas
Family Division
Judge Dougherty has served as the Administrative Judge of Family Court of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania since 2006. Full Biography
Joseph D. O'Keefe
Administrative Judge
2000 - Present
Court of Common Pleas
Orphans' Division
The Honorable Joseph O'Keefe has been a judge for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas since 1983. He has served as the Administrative Judge of the Orphans' Court of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania since 2000. Full Biography
D. Webster  Keogh
Administrative Judge
2007 - 2011
Court of Common Pleas
Trial Division
Judge Keogh was appointed to the bench of the Court of Common Pleas by then Governor Casey in 1991. He was later elected to the bench in 1993 and retained for a second term in November 2003. In April 2007, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania named Judge Keogh the Administrative Judge of the Trial Division, Court of Common Pleas. Full Biography
James  Fitzgerald
Administrative Judge
2001 - 2005
Court of Common Pleas
Trial Division
Justice Fitzgerald served as the Administrative Judge of the Trial Division of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania from 2001 to 2005. Full Biography

Please note: The Judicial Art and History of City Hall is an ongoing project; it is not complete. More Judicial biographies and portraits will be added to the website as the information is compiled.


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