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Friday, December 21, 2012
First Judicial District

Notice: All courts will be closed on Tuesday, December 25, 2012 in observance of CHRISTMAS DAY , except Municipal Court's Arraignment Court and the filing of Emergency Protection from Abuse Petitions at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert St.

Friday, December 21, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of December 23, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, December 21, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Attorney Disciplinary and Disbarment Docket: Charles M. Naselsky #51473 effective 12/13/12 Disbarred on Consent

Monday, December 17, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List Reinstated: KRISTEN M. DARLING ID# 310874 Effective 11-30-12, OMAR R. FORTUNE ID# 206453 Effective 12-6-12, PRISCILLA E. JIMENEZ ID# 312403 Effective 12-5-12, MATTHEW H. LAZARUS ID# 307747 Effective 12-3-12, THOMAS J.SHELLY, JR. ID# 35650 Effective 11-20-12, MICHAEL E. STEINSALTZID# 79293 Effective 11-29-12

Thursday, December 13, 2012
First Judicial District

Notice: Payments for Bail Judgments Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, December 13, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of December 16, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Attorney Disciplinary and Disbarment Docket: Jill Carol Castellini #92637 Effective 11/16/12 Suspended 1 year & 1 day, Howard Goldman #37951 Effective 11/19/12 Disbarred on consent, Katrina F. Wright #52233 Effective 10/25/12 Suspended 3 years, John Martin Cahill, Jr. #87233 suspended - 3 yrs effective 11/16/12

Monday, December 10, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

The First Judicial District of PA is hosting a CLE class on Civil E-Filing in Philadelphia on Wednesday, December 19, 2012. This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for three (3) hours of CLE in substantive law. Click here to access the registration form. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Monday, December 10, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Please be advised that the Civil and Orphans' Court Electronic Filing Systems may not be available from December 11, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. This temporary service outage is necessary for maintenance. Your patience and understanding during this period is appreciated.

Wednesday, December 05, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of December 9, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, November 30, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Order dated November 30, 2012 with Open Conciliation Conferences List In Re: Joint General Court Regulation No. 2008-01 Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program December 4, 2012 Sheriff Sale Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, November 29, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of December 2, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Court Division

Notice to the Bar - RE: Corporate Fiduciaries List Updated. The following institutions have been approved to act as Corporate Fiduciaries under Phila. O.C. Rule 1.2K for 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List Reinstated: Melissa D. Doogan # 202090 effective 11/15/12, Evalyn Medoff #70301 effective 11/09/12, A.Venyckles Witts #308902 effective 11/15/12.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012
First Judicial District

Notice: All courts will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 22-23, 2012 in observance of Thanksgiving Day, except Municipal Court's Arraignment Court and the filing of Emergency Protection from Abuse Petitions at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert St.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of November 25, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Wednesday, November 21, 2012
First Judicial District

Notice: A comprehensive investigative report on the operations of Philadelphia Traffic Court, ordered by Pennsylvania Supreme Court Chief Justice Ronald Castille and authored by Chadwick Associates, will be released today, November 21, 2012. All applicable administrative reviews will commence immediately in accordance with the facts and findings contained in the report. Press inquiries will be taken by Administrative Judge Gary Glazer at 215-686-1510, or 215-901-4075. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Monday, November 19, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

NOTICE TO THE BAR - Effective Monday, December 3, 2012 the schedule for hearings in Discovery Court Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, November 16, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of November 18, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, November 16, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List Reinstated Carolyn Gaines 26712 effective 10/31/12, Samuel G. Lehr 309877 effective 11/08/12, Richard S. Oller 31194 effective 11/05/12, Nipa Patel 91896 effective 1/07/12, Neil H. Stein #13648 effective 06/19/12.

Friday, November 09, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List Reinstated effective 10/24/12: Matthew F. Corcoran #78236, Robert E. Hamilton Miller #45375, Daniel C. O'Brien #91806

Thursday, November 08, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of November 11, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, November 08, 2012
First Judicial District

All courts will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2012 in observance of Veteran's Day, except for Municipal Court's Arraignment Court and the filing of Emergency Protection from Abuse Petitions at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert Street.

Thursday, November 08, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Open Conciliation Conferences List In Re: Joint General Court Regulation No. 2008-01 Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program November 13, 2012 Sheriff Sale Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Monday, November 05, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Administrative Order No. 03 of 2012 In re: Establishment of Readiness, Review and Resolution Program (RRR) for the trials of the oldest non-fatal shooting cases, gunpoint robbery cases, and serious family violence cases Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, November 02, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List

Thursday, November 01, 2012
First Judicial District

Invitation to Bid (ITB) Court Correspondence Services Vendors' Questions and Answers Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, November 01, 2012
First Judicial District

Procedure to follow in the filing of EMERGENCY APPLICATIONS FOR ABSENTEE BALLOT For General Election: November 6, 2012 Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, November 01, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of November 4, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

Notice to the Bar: RESCHEDULING OF DISCOVERY LIST PREVIOUSLY SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 30, 2012 Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
First Judicial District

Notice: As a result of the closure of the Phila Courts due to Hurrican Sandy, all matters will be rescheduled and notices sent out in accordance with the Rules of Procedure. You can check for the new date at http://philacourts.us

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
First Judicial District

Notice: All Courts and Offices of the First Judicial District will be Open and operating on a normal schedule today, Wednesday, October 31, 2012.

Sunday, October 28, 2012
First Judicial District

All Courts and Offices of the Philadelphia Courts will be CLOSED on Monday, October 29, 2012 except for essential employees,

Sunday, October 28, 2012
First Judicial District

Due to the Current Weather event all Courts and Offices of the Philadelphia Courts will be CLOSED on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, except for Municipal Court's Arraignment Court and the filing of Emergency Protection from Abuse Petitions at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert Street. Text: "Follow philacourts" to 40404 to sign up for breaking news and alerts. Carrier charges may apply.

Saturday, October 27, 2012
First Judicial District

The FJD is in contact with City of Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management and is monitoring the storm. We will post updates to possible interruptions in court operations as they become available.

Thursday, October 25, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Administrative Order No. 02 of 2012 In re: Appointment of Supervising Judge, Trial Division Civil Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, October 25, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of October 28, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, October 25, 2012
First Judicial District

Invitation to Bid (ITB) Court Correspondence Services Please be advised that the question period is extended to Monday 10/29 at 3:00 P.M., and the bid deadline is extended to Monday 11/5 at 3:00 P.M. All other terms and conditions of the ITB shall remain in full force and effect. Invitation to Bid (ITB) Court Correspondence Services Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
First Judicial District

Notice to the Criminal Bar: The Counsel Fee Unit has relocated to Room 206 at the Criminal Justice Center

Friday, October 19, 2012
Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts

New Forms Break Down Language Barriers for Families Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, October 19, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Attorney Disciplinary and Disbarment Docket: Willie Lee Nattiel, Jr. #52579 Temporary suspension effective 09/28/12

Friday, October 19, 2012
First Judicial District

ADMINISTRATIVE GOVERNING BOARD Administrative Order No. 06 of 2012 In Re: Adoption of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania Public Access Policy, Related Forms and Fee Schedule Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, October 18, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of October 21, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Monday, October 15, 2012
First Judicial District

Invitation to Bid (ITB) Court Correspondence Services Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, October 12, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Attorney Disciplinary and Disbarment Docket: Melvin T. Sharpe, Jr. #43312 Disbarred effective 09/28/12, Samuel Foley, Jr. #23113 Temporary Suspension.

Thursday, October 11, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of October 14, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Attorney Disciplinary and Disbarment Docket: John Francis Licari #55679 Disbarred Effective: 09/20/12

Thursday, October 04, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of October 7, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, October 04, 2012
First Judicial District

Notice: All courts will be closed on Monday, October 8, 2012 in observance of COLUMBUS DAY, except for Municipal Court's Arraignment Court and the filing of Emergency Protection from Abuse Petitions at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert Street.

Thursday, October 04, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

ELECTION DAY JUDICIAL ASSIGNMENTS 2012 General Election - Tuesday, November 6, 2012 Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, September 28, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of September 30, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, September 28, 2012
First Judicial District

NOTICE: Due to recent changes to the City's Network, outside Users may be experiencing connection issues to various FJD Websites. The City's Department of IT is currently working to resolve the issue. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Open Conciliation Conferences List In Re: Joint General Court Regulation No. 2008-01 Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program October 2, 2012 Sheriff Sale Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

NOTICE TO THE BAR: Consumer Class Actions Not to be Assigned to the Commerce Program Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

Notice to the Bar: Discovery Court 2012 Schedule for Hearings Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Jury Commission

We are experiencing technical difficulties at this time with our Jury Commission phone system. We apologize for the inconvenience

Monday, September 24, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List Adam J. Rodgers #64987 Reinstated effective 09/12/12.

Friday, September 21, 2012
First Judicial District

Notice: Court Administrator of Pennsylvania urging residents across the Commonwealth to be wary of prank phone calls and text messages about jury duty.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of September 23, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, September 14, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of September 16, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, September 13, 2012
First Judicial District

2012 Roll of Honor For Pro Bono Service - Nominations are now being accepted. Click here for the Roll of Honor for Pro Bono Service criteria and link to the Log Form

Thursday, September 13, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List

Monday, September 10, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Office of Civil Administration/Motions Program, Room 296 City Hall will be closed on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 and Thursday, September 13, 2012. All filings will be accepted in the Office of the Prothonotary, Room 278 City Hall.

Friday, September 07, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of September 9, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Wednesday, September 05, 2012
First Judicial District

ADMINISTRATIVE GOVERNING BOARD Administrative Order No. 05 of 2012 In Re: INTERIM REVISION OF PRETRIAL RELEASE GUIDELINES Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Open Conciliation Conferences List In Re: Joint General Court Regulation No. 2008-01 Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program September 11, 2012 Sheriff Sale Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, August 30, 2012
First Judicial District

Notice: All courts will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2012 in observance of Labor Day, except for Municipal Court's Arraignment Court and the filing of Emergency Protection from Abuse Petitions at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert Street.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of September 2, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, August 23, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of August 26, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, August 16, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of August 19, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

Notice to the Bar:Update to the List of JUDGES PRO TEMPORE - COMMERCE PROGRAM Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, August 10, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of August 12, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List The following attorney has been reinstated: John A. Marroletti #85378 reinstated to active status on 07/20/12

Monday, August 06, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Open Conciliation Conferences List In Re: Joint General Court Regulation No. 2008-01 Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program August 7, 2012 Sheriff Sale Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, August 03, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Family Division

August is Child Support Awareness month in Pennsylvania. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, August 02, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of August 05, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, July 27, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of July 29, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, July 27, 2012
First Judicial District

Necessary maintenance is scheduled for this Saturday, July 28, 2012 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. During that time some of the on-line services accessed through the Court's web-site will be unavailable. These services include the Civil and Orphans' Court Electronic Filing Systems as well as the Trial Division - Civil and Orphans' Court Docket/Hearing List searches.

Thursday, July 26, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Attorney Disciplinary and Disbarment Docket: Mikel D. Jones, #72979 temporary suspension effective 07/18/12

Friday, July 20, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of July 22, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Tuesday, July 17, 2012
First Judicial District

Request for Proposal (RFP) Outbound IVR System Hosting and Support Services Vendors' Questions and Answers Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, July 12, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of July 15, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Monday, July 09, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Attorney Disciplinary and Disbarment Docket: Steven Robert Grayson #33411 Disbarred on consent retroactive to November 30, 2010 effective 06/27/12, Hugh Curtis Clark #16558 Disbarred on consent effective 06/27/12.

Thursday, July 05, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of July 8, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, July 05, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Open Conciliation Conferences List In Re: Joint General Court Regulation No. 2008-01 Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program July 10, 2012 Sheriff Sale Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, June 28, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of July 1, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, June 28, 2012
First Judicial District

Notice: All courts will be closed on Wednesday July 4, 2012 in observance of Independence Day, except for Municipal Court's Arraignment Court and the filing of Emergency Protection from Abuse Petitions at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert Street.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
First Judicial District

Request for Proposal (RFP) Outbound IVR System Hosting and Support Services. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, June 21, 2012
First Judicial District

Necessary maintenance is scheduled for this Saturday, June 23, 2012 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. During that time some of the on-line services accessed through the Courts web-site will be unavailable. These services include the Civil and Orphans Court Electronic Filing Systems as well as the Trial Division Civil and Orphans Court Docket/Hearing List searches.

Thursday, June 21, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of June 24, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division

General Court Regulation No. 2012-03 In re: Notice to the Mass Tort Bar Amended Protocols and 5 Month Interim Report Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Monday, June 18, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List The following attorneys have been reinstated: Asher Brooks Chancey #205029 effective 06/12/12

Monday, June 18, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Attorney Disciplinary and Disbarment Docket: Ronald I. Kaplan #34822 Suspended 5 years effective 06/05/12

Friday, June 15, 2012
Traffic Court

Due to scheduled maintenance, the Philadelphia Traffic Court's Citation Online Payment System will be unavailable Sunday 5/20/12, from 2:00 AM to 7:00 AM (EST).

Friday, June 15, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of June 17, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, June 14, 2012
First Judicial District

Notice to the Bar and all Criminal Justice Partners RE: Interim revision of pretrial release guidelines Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, June 08, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Attorney Disciplinary and Disbarment Docket: James Edward Elam #80716 Suspended 3 years effective 05/30/12

Friday, June 08, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List The following attorneys have been reinstated: Richard Steven Roisman #33013 effective 06/04/12, Mary Kathleen Natalie Brislin #202981 effective 05/21/12, Helene Schwartz Jaron #62823 effective 05/24/12, Justin Joseph Serianni #203042 effective 05/29/12

Friday, June 08, 2012
Philadelphia Municipal Court

On June 15, 2012, all operations of the MUNICIPAL COURT-Civil Division will move from their current location at 34 S. 11th Street to their new location on the 6th and 10th Floors of The Widener Building, 1339 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. All courtrooms and filing offices will be CLOSED from June 15 through June 22 and will REOPEN at the new location on Monday, June 25. Electronic filings WILL BE ACCEPTED the week the offices are closed.

Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, June 07, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of June 10, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, June 01, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of June 3, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, June 01, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Attorney Disciplinary and Disbarment Docket: Adam J. Rodgers #64987 suspended 1yr retroactive to 1/15/10 effective 5/14/12, Steven C. Feinstein #48737 suspended 1yr & 1 day effective 05/14/12

Friday, June 01, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List Adaline B Kaser #201695 Reinstated effective 5/4/12, Eric F Spade #09328 Reinstated effective 5/8/12

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice; Order dated May 29, 2012 In Re: Joint General Court Regulation No. 2008-01 Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program Dates of Sheriff Sale: June 5, 2012 to November 13, 2012 Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

Asbestos 2013 Trial Grouping Order Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, May 25, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of May 27, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, May 24, 2012
First Judicial District

Notice: All courts will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2012 in observance of MEMORIAL DAY, except for Municipal Court's Arraignment Court and the filing of Emergency Protection from Abuse Petitions at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert Street.

Thursday, May 24, 2012
First Judicial District

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Communications Advisor Vendors' Questions and Answers Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, May 18, 2012
Traffic Court

Due to scheduled maintenance, the Philadelphia Traffic Court's Citation Online Payment System will be unavailable Sunday 5/20/12, from 2:00 AM to 6:00 AM (EST).

Friday, May 18, 2012
Philadelphia Traffic Court

Administrative Order No. 01 of 2012 In re: Amendment of Philadelphia Traffic Court Local Rule No. 1033 Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, May 17, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of May 20, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Monday, May 14, 2012
First Judicial District

NOTICE TO THE MASS TORT BAR: The Court invites written comments on the third protocol in the February 15, 2012 Order (General Court Regulation No. 2012-01) Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Monday, May 14, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Attorney Disciplinary and Disbarment Docket: Stephen C. Hurvitz #19293 Disbarred on consent effective May 7, 2012, Brian J. Preski #65241 temporary suspension effective May 7, 2012

Friday, May 11, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of May 13, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Monday, May 07, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List The following attorneys have been Suspended effective 04/26/12: Asher Brooks Chancey #205029, Robert J. Dubbelde #89437, Johanna Smith Hambrose #52869, Michael A. Horan #25054, Helene Schwartz Jaron #62823, Richard Steven Roisman #33013, Justin Joseph Serianni #203042, Eric F. Spade #90328, Neil H. Stein #13648, Christina T. Tellado-Winston #204246, Catherine S. Zukoski #64769

Monday, May 07, 2012
First Judicial District

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Communications Advisor Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Sunday, May 06, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of May 6, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, May 04, 2012
First Judicial District

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Video Conferencing Solution Vendors' Questions and Answers Please be advised that the deadline for the above RFP has been extended to 3:00 p.m., Friday, May 11, 2012. All other terms and conditions of the RFP shall remain in full force and effect. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Wednesday, May 02, 2012
First Judicial District

Public Notice - RE: Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List Justin Thomas Alexander Aiken #209477 Reinstated effective 04/25/12

Monday, April 30, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice; Order dated April 30, 2012 In Re: Joint General Court Regulation No. 2008-01 Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program May 1, 2012 Sheriff Sale. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, April 27, 2012
First Judicial District

Notice: Due to scheduled server maintenance on Sunday 4/29/12, from 6:00 AM (EST) to 6:00 PM (EST), users may experience intermittent connectivity issues with this site. We apologize for the inconvenience. The following URLs are not affected and will be available: fjdefile.phila.gov and fjdclaims.phila.gov.

Friday, April 27, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of April 29, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, April 26, 2012
Philadelphia Municipal Court

Notice: The Philadelphia Municipal Court, Civil Division, will be moving to a new location effective 6/15/2012. Our last day of hearings at 34 S. 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 will be 6/14/2012. Our first day of hearings at our new location, The Widener Building, 1339 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, will be 6/25/2012. There will not be any hearings scheduled from 6/15/2012 through 6/22/2012. Electronic filings will still be accepted. More information will follow soon. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

Registration is now CLOSED for the April 26, 2012 CLE class on Civil E-Filing in Philadelphia.

Friday, April 20, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of April 22, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, April 20, 2012
First Judicial District

ADMINISTRATIVE GOVERNING BOARD Administrative Order No. 03 of 2012 In Re: Renumbering and Amendment of Comment to Philadelphia Criminal Division Rule 506 Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, April 20, 2012
First Judicial District

ADMINISTRATIVE GOVERNING BOARD Administrative Order No. 04 of 2012 In Re: Homicide Appointment System Committee Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Monday, April 16, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

Notice to the Bar: Updated Discovery Court 2012 Schedule EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2012 Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Monday, April 16, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

Updated to the 2012 Civil Judicial Assignments Flowchart Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, April 13, 2012
First Judicial District

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Moving Contractor Services Vendors' Questions and Answers Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, April 12, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List Thomas E. Groshens #51118 Reinstated 03/29/12

Thursday, April 12, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of April 15, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Attorney Disciplinary and Disbarment Docket: Matthew Francis Henry #88364 Suspended 2 yrs 6 months, retroactive to 11/05/09 effective 04/02/12, Dora R. Garcia #65727 suspended for 3 months effective 04/02/12, Anne Michelle Campbell #81329 suspended for 3 years effective 04/02/12

Monday, April 09, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

The First Judicial District of PA is hosting a CLE class on Civil E-Filing in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 26, 2012. This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for three (3) hours of CLE in substantive law. Click here to access the registration form. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Monday, April 09, 2012
First Judicial District

Invitation to Bid (ITB) Bad Check Recovery Services Vendors' Questions and Answers - Amended. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Monday, April 09, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List Soohyun Cheong #309111 Reinstated 03/26/12

Wednesday, April 04, 2012
First Judicial District

ADMINISTRATIVE GOVERNING BOARD Administrative Order No. 02 of 2012 In Re: Payment of Court Appointed Counsel for Indigent Representation - Fiscal Year 2013 (July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013) and thereafter Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Criminal

Notice to the Bar: Pursuant to this Courts Order of February 27, 2012 (General Court Regulation No. 2012-02), the Court has added twenty-four (24) attorneys to the previously approved HAS committee list of twelve (12) attorneys eligible to receive court appointment in capital trials for the remainder of this calendar year (36 total). Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Wednesday, April 04, 2012
First Judicial District

Notice: All courts will be closed on Friday, April 6, 2012 in observance of Good Friday, except Municipal Court's Arraignment Court at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert St.

Wednesday, April 04, 2012
First Judicial District

Invitation to Bid (ITB) Bad Check Recovery Services Vendors' Questions and Answers. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Wednesday, April 04, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of April 8, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Tuesday, April 03, 2012
First Judicial District

ADMINISTRATIVE GOVERNING BOARD Administrative Order No. 01 of 2012 In Re: Corporate Sureties and Professional Bondsmen Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, March 30, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of April 1, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, March 30, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice; Order dated March 29, 2012 In Re: Joint General Court Regulation No. 2008-01 Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program April 3, 2012 Sheriff Sale. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, March 29, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

Notice to the Bar: MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE CASE MANAGEMENT Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
First Judicial District

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Video Conferencing Solution. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, March 23, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of March 25, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, March 23, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: ELECTION DAY JUDICIAL ASSIGNMENTS 2012 Primary Election - Tuesday, April 24, 2012 Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, March 23, 2012
First Judicial District

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Moving Contractor Services Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, March 16, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of March 18, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, March 16, 2012
First Judicial District

Invitation to Bid (ITB) Bad Check Recovery Services Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
First Judicial District

Invitation to Bid (ITB) Drug Testing Instrument and Supply System Vendors' Questions and Answers. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List

Friday, March 09, 2012
Traffic Court

Due to scheduled maintenance, the Philadelphia Traffic Court's Citation Online Payment System will be unavailable Sunday 3/11/12, from 2:00 AM (EST) to 6:00 AM (EST).

Friday, March 09, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Attorney Disciplinary and Disbarment Docket: Michael William Kwasnik #74326 Temporary suspension effective 02/28/12, Anthony Jerome McKnight #72294 Disbarred retroactive to 01/01/07 effective 03/01/12, Andrew M. McAneney #62182 Disbarred effective 03/01/12

Friday, March 09, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List The following attorney has been Reinstated: Michael Ephraim Steinsaltz # 79293 effective 02/28/12

Thursday, March 08, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of March 11, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Monday, March 05, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice; Order dated March 5, 2012 In Re: Joint General Court Regulation No. 2008-01 Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program March 6, 2012 Sheriff Sale. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, March 02, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Court Division

Notice to the Bar - RE: Corporate Fiduciaries List Updated. The following institutions have been approved to act as Corporate Fiduciaries under Phila. O.C. Rule 1.2K for 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, March 02, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of March 4, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, March 01, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

Updated Mass Tort Master Docket and Liaison Counsel list Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
First Judicial District

NOTICE The Bonavitacola Law Library on the 6th floor of City Hall will open at 12 PM on Thursday, March 1, 2012.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division

General Court Regulation No. 2012-02 In re: Capital Case Counsel Qualification Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Administrative Order No. 01 of 2012 In re: Motions to Vacate or Reduce Bail Forfeitures Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
First Judicial District

Invitation to Bid (ITB) Video Conference Equipment Vendors' Questions and Answers. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Monday, February 27, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List The following attorney has been Reinstated: Howard Robert Childs effective 02/13/12

Monday, February 27, 2012
First Judicial District

Announcement: eCommerce Online Document Purchase Feature The First Judicial District of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the addition of a website feature which allows the public to electronically preview and purchase documents related to Common Pleas Court - Civil actions. This feature will be available beginning February 27, 2012. For more information Click here

Sunday, February 26, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of February 26, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Wednesday, February 22, 2012
First Judicial District

NOTICE To all Capital Defense Counsel and Members of the Criminal Defense Bar Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

Notice to the Bar:Update to the List of JUDGES PRO TEMPORE - COMMERCE PROGRAM Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, February 17, 2012
First Judicial District

The First Judicial District of Pennsylvania shall accept responses for the Invitation to Bid (ITB) Drug Testing Instrument and Supply System. Deadline for the ITB response is Friday, March 16, by 3:00 P.M. Written questions must be submitted no later than 3:00 p.m., Friday, March 2, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, February 16, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division

General Court Regulation No. 2012-01 In re: Mass Tort and Asbestos Programs Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, February 16, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of February 19, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, February 16, 2012
First Judicial District

Notice: All courts will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2012 in observance of Presidents' Day, except for Municipal Court's Arraignment Court and the filing of Emergency Protection from Abuse Petitions at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert Street.

Thursday, February 16, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Attorney Disciplinary and Disbarment Docket: Madeline E. Schwartz #53888 suspended 3 years effective 02/06/12, Lawrence L. Rubin #27135 suspended 1 year effective 02/06/12

Friday, February 10, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of February 12, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, February 10, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Attorney Disciplinary and Disbarment Docket: Michael David Sinko ID #24681 suspended for 4 years on consent retroactive to 09/26/2009.

Tuesday, February 07, 2012
First Judicial District

The First Judicial District of Pennsylvania shall accept responses for the Invitation to Bid (ITB) Video Conference Equipment. Deadline for the ITB response is Friday, March 2, by 3:00 P.M. Written questions must be submitted no later than 3:00 p.m., Friday, February 17, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Monday, February 06, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice; Order dated February 6, 2012 In Re: Joint General Court Regulation No. 2008-01 Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program February 7, 2012 Sheriff Sale. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, February 03, 2012
Traffic Court

Due to scheduled maintenance, the Philadelphia Traffic Court's Citation Online Payment System will be unavailable Sunday 2/05/12, from 2:00 AM (EST) to 11:30 AM (EST).

Thursday, February 02, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of February 5, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Monday, January 30, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

Notice to the Bar:Update to the List of JUDGES PRO TEMPORE - COMMERCE PROGRAM Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, January 27, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of January 29, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, January 26, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

Updated Mass Tort Master Docket and Liaison Counsel list Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List The following attorneys have been Reinstated: Julia H. Haines #79891 effective 01/17/12, Christopher Daniel Gasda #84735 effective 01/09/2012, Deborah Leah Freedman #67473 effective 01/19/2012, Brewington W. Crosswell #30845 effective 01/20/2012, Lek Domni #45751 effective 01/23/2012.

Friday, January 20, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of January 22, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List The following attorney has been Reinstated: Jared H. Reiss #93056 effective 01/06/2012

Friday, January 13, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of January 15, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, January 12, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Court Division

Notice to the Bar - RE: Corporate Fiduciaries List Updated. The following institutions have been approved to act as Corporate Fiduciaries under Phila. O.C. Rule 1.2K for 2012. 2011 authorizations have expired as of December 31, 2011. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Thursday, January 12, 2012
First Judicial District

Notice: All courts will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2012 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, except Municipal Court's Arraignment Court at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert St.

Thursday, January 12, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Attorney Disciplinary and Disbarment Docket: Nilmini Klur #208489 Effective 01/05/12 immediate inactive status - indefinite, Roosevelt Hairston Jr #59291 Effective 01/05/12 disbarred on consent

Thursday, January 12, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List The following attorneys have been Reinstated: Lisa D. Eldridge #43631 reinstated effective 01/04/12

Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Attorney Disciplinary and Disbarment Docket: David Assad, Jr. #36121reinstated effective 12/29/11.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List The following attorneys have been Reinstated: Michael O. Pansini #44455 effective 12/27/11 and Timothy F. T. Lee #68746 effective 12/30/11.

Friday, January 06, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice; Order dated January 6, 2012 In Re: Joint General Court Regulation No. 2008-01 Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program January 10, 2012 Sheriff Sale. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, January 06, 2012
First Judicial District

View the Judicial Schedules for the week of January 8, 2012. Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, January 06, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Inactive Attorney List The following attorneys have been Administratively Suspended effective 12/21/2011: Allen, Louis Benjamin 204175, Brajer, Dana Alise 201771, Brislin, Mary Kathleen Natalie 202981, Chapman, Julia Lynn4 2262, Childs, Howard Robert 31236, Croswell, Brewington W. 30845, Domni, Lek 45751, Eldridge, Lisa D. 43631, Freedman, Deborah Leah 67473, Gibson, Andrew Stephen 49850, Groshens, Thomas E. 51118, Lee, Timothy F.T. 68746, Pansini, Michael O. 44455.

Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Court of Common Pleas

Notice - RE: Update to the President Judge Attorney Disciplinary and Disbarment Docket: Jeffrey Abramowitz #52571 Disbarred 12/22/11.

Monday, January 02, 2012
Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

Notice to the Bar: DISCOVERY COURT 2012 SCHEDULE FOR HEARINGS Documents are in Adobe PDF Format

Friday, December 30, 2011
First Judicial District

Notice: All courts will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2012 in observance of New Year's Day, except Municipal Court's Arraignment Court and the filing of Emergency Protection from Abuse Petitions at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert St.

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