Pennsylvania Appellate Courts Candidates' Forum 2021

Screenshots of all of the candidates during the forum

On September 20, 2021, Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts and the Free Library of Philadelphia hosted this virtual forum with the candidates for all of Pennsylvania's appellate courts, including the Supreme Court, Superior Court and Commonwealth Court. This event included all of the candidates on the ballot.

CLICK HERE to watch the forum. 

Supreme Court Candidates

  • Hon. P. Kevin Brobson, Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court President Judge
  • Hon. Maria C. McLaughlin, Pennsylvania Superior Court Judge

Superior Court Candidates

  • Hon. Timika R. Lane, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge
  • Megan Sullivan, Attorney

Commonwealth Court Candidates

  • Hon. J. Andrew Crompton, Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Judge
  • Hon. Lori A. Dumas, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge
  • Hon. David L. Spurgeon, Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Judge
  • Stacy Sorokes Wallace, Attorney


Maureen McBride | Partner, Lamb McErlane PC | Co-Chair, Pennsylvania Bar Association Appellate Advocacy Committee


  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Committee of Seventy
  • Dauphin County Bar Association
  • League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association