The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania today announced the reappointments of Allegheny County attorney Christopher M. Miller and Tioga County Magisterial District Judge Robert L. Repard as members of the Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board.
The reappointments are effective September 1, 2021.
Created in 1972, the 12-member Disciplinary Board is an independent agency under the Supreme Court’s jurisdiction. Its members include 10 attorneys and two non-lawyers from across the state. Funded by annual assessments paid by attorneys licensed to practice in the Commonwealth, the Board assists the Supreme Court in all matters involving attorney licensing and discipline.
Christopher M. Miller
Christopher M. Miller is a founding partner of the law firm of DelVecchio & Miller, LLC, located in Pittsburgh. He is a 1993 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and earned his law degree from Widener University Delaware Law School in 1996.
Mr. Miller is licensed to practice law in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. His practice is focused exclusively on representing victims of personal injury accidents, including motor vehicle, trucking, premises liability, products liability, dram shop, and other negligence cases. He has tried cases to verdict throughout numerous counties in western Pennsylvania and has argued cases on the appellate level in front of the Pennsylvania Superior and Commonwealth Courts.
A past President of the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Mr. Miller continues to serve on various committees of that organization. He is a member of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County and currently serves as the Chair of the Mock Trial Competition Committee. He is also a current member of the Board of Governors for the Pennsylvania Association of Justice.
Robert L. Repard
Robert L. Repard currently serves as a Magisterial District Judge in Tioga County, Pennsylvania. He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Mansfield University in 1986, majoring in Criminal Justice Administration. Beginning his senior year, he became a Probation Officer with the Tioga County Probation Department where he spent 26 years, retiring as a supervisor in February of 2011 to pursue the office of Magisterial District Judge. He took office in January 2012. During his career as a Probation Officer, he had both local and state involvement in developing and implementing court facility security measures and officer safety policies.
Mr. Repard is a two-term governor-appointed Commissioner to the County Probation and Parole Officers Firearm Education and Training Commission. In 1989, he was named "Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer" of the year by the Mansfield Area Jaycees, Mansfield, PA. He received the Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Judges Commission Award for outstanding service to the Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice System in 1994.
A past Range Master/Firearms Instructor for the Firearm Education and Training Commission and Harrisburg Area Community College, Mr. Repard currently instructs firearms, defensive tactics, and court facility security for the Sheriff and Deputy Sheriffs Education and Training Program at Penn State University's Justice and Safety Institute. He holds multiple certifications.
He is currently a member of the Special Court Judges' Association of Pennsylvania where he serves as Chair of the Constable Relations Committee.