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Vacancies Posted for PA Supreme Court Committees and Boards (July 2024)

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania is aided by select boards, committees, commissions, and councils consisting of more than 180 appointed volunteers – most, but not all, are lawyers and judges. The panels have a wide range of responsibilities and functions. Some make recommendations to the Court for amendments, revisions, or simplification of court procedural rules. Others regulate the practice of law, oversee continuing legal education for lawyers, and administer funds to assist individuals unable to pay for legal services. Still others advise on keeping the courts free of bias and discrimination and on long-range planning.

There are currently vacancies on the following panels:

  • Committee on Rules of Evidence – Applicants should be knowledgeable about the Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence and possess trial court experience.
  • Minor Court Rules Committee – Applicants should be knowledgeable about the Pennsylvania Rules of Conduct, Office Standards and Civil Procedure for magisterial district judges and courts, and experienced in magisterial district court practice.
  • Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts (IOLTA) Board – Applicants should be familiar with legal practice and procedure in Pennsylvania federal or state courts. Members also often have experience with financial institution practices.

If you would like to be considered to serve on a board, committee, advisory group, or related independent entity, email the application, cover letter, resume, and other pertinent information expressing your reasons of interest to Application information may be found on the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania website.

Applications are due by Wednesday, July 31, 2024.

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