The Lackawanna County Salary Board approved raises for several positions on judges’ staffs.
Each year, the county’s judges receive budgeted money for staff salaries, which the judges allocate as they see fit based on the employees’ duties and tenures. Outside of President Judge Michael J. Barrasse and former President Judge Thomas Munley, who receive slightly more, the majority of the county’s judges receive about $155,000 annually to pay staff, county Chief Financial Officer Tom Durkin said.
Read more in the Times-Tribune.
Judge Michael Barrasse to Chair the National Association of Drug Court Professionals Board of Directors
The National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) announced President Judge Michael J. Barrasse of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas has been unanimously chosen by the board of directors to serve as its chairman. Judge Barrasse will serve a term of two years.
Read more in The Abington Journal.
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