Philadelphia Bar Association Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention Ratings for 2017 Primary Candidates

Superior Court of Pennsylvania *

Highly Recommended:

recommended imageMaria McLaughlin


recommended imageCarolyn H. Nichols

recommended imagePaula A. Patrick

Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania *


recommended imageEllen Ceisler

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas


recommended imageWendi Barish

recommended imageLawrence J. Bozzelli

recommended imageDeborah Canty

recommended imageLucretia C. Clemons

recommended imageDavid Conroy

recommended imageLeonard Deutchman

recommended imageVincent Furlong

recommended imageLeon Goodman

recommended imageVikki Kristiansson

recommended imageJohn Macoretta

recommended imageJon Marshall

recommended imageBrian McLaughlin

recommended imageMark J. Moore

recommended imageJennifer Schultz

recommended imageZac Shaffer

recommended imageHenry McGregor Sias

recommended imageDaniel R. Sulman

recommended imageStella Tsai

Not Recommended:

not recommended imageTerri M. Booker

not recommended imageDeborah Cianfrani

not recommended imageMark B. Cohen

not recommended imageShanese Johnson

not recommended imageRania Major

not recommended imageVincent Melchiorre

not recommended imageDanyl S. Patterson

not recommended imageCrystal B. Powell

not recommended imageBill Rice

Philadelphia Municipal Court


recommended imageMarissa Brumbach

recommended imageJon Marshall

recommended imageGeorge Twardy

recommended imageMatt Wolf

Not Recommended:

not recommended imageBill Rice

not recommended imageSherman Toppin

* Appellate court ratings are issued only for those candidates who maintain a principal office or chambers in Philadelphia.