At least five people are expected to compete for the position of interim district attorney in Philadelphia, serving out the last 5½ months of Seth Williams’ second term while Williams awaits sentencing in a federal corruption case.
Former Common Pleas Court Judge Paul Panepinto, 68, who retired from the bench March 3 after 26 years, said he has applied for the position.
Applicants have until 2 p.m. Friday to submit a letter of interest, resumé, and certificate of good standing issued by the prothonotary of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
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