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February 20, 2015

Supreme Court Candidates Forum March 19

Several of the candidates seeking election to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania will participate in Decision 2015, an interactive forum hosted by the Philadelphia Bar Association, on Thursday, March 19 at 12 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Conference Center. Click here to register.

Decision 2015 will be a 90-minute moderated forum, during which candidates will be asked to make a statement about why they seek election to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, followed by a question-and-answer opportunity with members of the Philadelphia Bar Association.

Panelists who have confirmed their participation in the forum include:

  • Judge Cheryl Lynn Allen, Superior Court, Allegheny County

  • Judge Christine L. Donohue, Superior Court, Allegheny County

  • Judge Kevin M. Dougherty, Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia

  • President Judge John H. Foradora, Court of Common Pleas, Jefferson County

  • President Judge Michael A. George, Court of Common Pleas, Adams County

  • Judge Anne E. Lazarus, Superior Court, Philadelphia

  • Judge Judith Ference Olson, Superior Court, Allegheny County

  • Justice Correale F. Stevens, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

  • Judge David N. Wecht, Superior Court, Allegheny County

  • Judge Dwayne D. Woodruff, Court of Common Pleas, Allegheny County

The program will be moderated by Carl A. Solano, a partner at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP and co-chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Appellate Courts Committee. Chancellor Albert S. Dandridge III will offer welcoming remarks at the event, which begins at 12 p.m. at The CLE Conference Center on the 10th Floor of the Wanamaker Building, Market and Juniper streets.

There is no cost to attend this program. However, advance registration is required. Lunch is available for $15 for those who register in advance. Click here to register.

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