Of the Legal Staff
The Pennsylvania Superior Court has elected Judge John T. Bender as its acting president judge, taking over for former President Judge Correale F. Stevens, who joined the state Supreme Court on July 30.
Bender was elected to the Superior Court in 2001 and won retention in 2011.
According to a press release sent out by the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts today, Bender will serve as acting president judge until January 6 of next year, at which point the Superior Court will elect a president judge for a five-year term.
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