Paul E. Cozza

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Paul E. Cozza
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Current Court Information:
Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, Pennsylvania
Title:   Judge
Position:   District 5
Service:
Active:   2012-2023
Personal History
Party:   Republican/Democratic
Law School:   Duquesne University’s School of Law, 1990
Candidate 2013:
Candidate for:  Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas
Position:  District 5
State:  Pennsylvania
Election information 2013:
Incumbent:  Yes
Primary date:  5/21/2013
Primary vote:  15.0%ApprovedA
Election date:  11/5/2013
Election vote:  19.7%ApprovedA

Paul E. Cozza is a judge for the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. He was selected by Governor Tom Corbett in June 2012 and confirmed by the Pennsylvania Senate on August 14, 2012.[1][2][3] Cozza was re-elected to the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas in November 2013.

2013 election

Cozza ran for re-election to the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas.

Primary: He received 15.0% of the vote in the Republican primary on May 21, 2013. He cross-filed as a Democrat and also won that primary with 11.1% of the vote. 
General: He was elected in the general election on November 5, 2013, with 19.7% of the vote. Eleanor Bush, William F. Ward, PJ Murray, Jennifer Satler and Mark V. Tranquilli were also on the ballot, competing for four open seats.[3][4][5][6]

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Statement from Judge Cozza:

I am committed to remaining in the Family Division of the court because I feel it's the most important place one can make a difference in the lives of young people and their families. There is nothing more rewarding than knowing that you followed the law and made a decision that protected a child from abuse, or just made their life a little better.[3] [7]
See also: Pennsylvania judicial elections, 2013 - Courts of Common Pleas

Education

Cozza earned his J.D. from Duquesne University’s School of Law in 1990.[8]

Career

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