Judicial Evaluation

Judicial Candidates: Judicial Evaluation Commission Questionnaire Available


Questionnaires must be returned by Dec. 21, 2022


The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Judicial Evaluation Commission (JEC) evaluates the qualifications of candidates to appellate courts in Pennsylvania. Individuals who are considering filing as judicial candidates for an open seat in the May 2023 primary election should obtain a copy of the Judicial Evaluation Questionnaire and a copy of the commission’s guidelines and bylaws.

To receive the materials, contact Melisa Spinelli at melisa.spinelli@pabar.org, or the PBA Judicial Evaluation Commission, P.O. Box 186, Harrisburg, PA, 17108; 800-932-0311, ext. 2276.


To ensure that each candidate receives a full and fair evaluation, the completed questionnaire should be returned by Dec. 21, 2022, to the PBA JEC at the address above.



100 South Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101

Phone: 800-932-0311

Western Pennsylvania Office:

Heinz 57 Center, 339 Sixth Avenue, Suite 760
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Phone: 412-914-8840