Judge Profile

Michele G. Bononi

Judicial Experience:

  • Judge, Westmoreland County Court of Common Pleas, Elected, 2010 to 2020

Other Professional Experience:

  • Partner, Bononi & Bononi, PC, 23 years
  • Hearing Officer, Westmoreland City, 14 years
  • IV-D Attorney, Westmoreland City, 5 years
  • Associate, Juman & Juman PC, 2 years


  • JD, Ohio Northern University, Claude W. Pettit School of Law, 1985
  • BA, Magna Cum Laude, Seton Hall University, 1982

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Westmoreland Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Woman's Leadership Council
  • Juvenile Court Judges Commission


  • Connie Hetrick, Secretary
  • Larissa McGrew, Law Clerk (724) 830-3906
  • Judy Brodmerkel, Court Assisstant (724) 830-3850


  • Describe motions practice in your court. Are there any local practices that attorneys should be aware of? Tuesdays - 8:30 am Thursday- 3:00 pm Consents can be dropped off immediately. Fax a copy of all motions to chambers. Courts will then contact your office to schedule a date to present motion.

  • Can the court be contacted by e-mail? Yes

  • Can the court be contacted by fax? Yes

  • Does the court accept filings by e-mail? chetrick@co.westmoreland.pa.us or lmcgrew@co.westmoreland.pa.us