Judge Profile

John T. Bender

Judicial Experience:

  • Judge, Superior Court of Pennsylvania, Elected, 2002 to 2012

Other Professional Experience:

  • Sole Practitioner, 1993 to 2001
  • Partner, Bromall, Bender & Simon, 1979 to 1993
  • Assistant District Attorney, Allegheny County District Attorney's Office, 1976 to 1978
  • Clerk, Pennsylvania Superior Court, 1974 to 1976
  • Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, 1970 to 1973
  • District Magistrate, District Magistrate Court, 1997-2001
  • Law Clerk, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 1978

Education:

  • JD, Duquesne University School of Law, 1976
  • BA, Journalism, Pennsylvania State University, 1970

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Staff:

  • Gail Sanger, Judicial Clerk III
  • Joseph Seletyn, Deputy Judicial Clerk II
  • Omar Higley, Emily Yuhaniak, Law Clerk
  • Diane Cutrara, Judicial Secretary II
  • Mimi Shento, Judicial Secretary I