Judge Profile

William J. Benz

Judicial Experience:

  • Magisterial District Judge, Bucks County District Court, Elected, 2006 to 2012

Other Professional Experience:

  • Benz Law Firm, 30 years


  • McGeorge School of Law
  • LaSalle University

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Bucks County Bar Association


  • Yvonne Kelly, CCA
  • Laurie Howard, Judicial Clerk
  • April Nichols, Judicial Clerk
  • Lisa Fletcher, Judicial Clerk
  • Amy Plenn, Judicial Clerk


  • Describe motions practice in your court. Are there any local practices that attorneys should be aware of? No motions practice.

  • Are there any special practices or procedures lawyers appearing before you should know about? Judicial clerks must be advised that case is ready to proceed so that file can be brought to judge.

  • Can the court be contacted by fax? Yes

  • Does the court accept filings by e-mail? Continuance requests are made via fax.