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Robert Simpson
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Current Court Information:
Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court
Title:   Judge
Salary:  $
Service:
Active:   2002-2021
Past position:   Trial Judge
Past term:   1989 - 2001
Personal History
Born:   1951
Party:   Republican
Undergraduate:   Dickinson College, 1973
Law School:   Dickinson School of Law, 1976
Candidate 2011:
Candidate for:  Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court
State:  Pennsylvania
Election information 2011:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  November 8, 2011
Election vote:  ApprovedA
Retention vote:  72.8%

Robert "Robin" Simpson, Jr. is a judge on the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court. He was elected to the court on November 6, 2001 and sworn-in on January 6, 2002. His current term ends in December of 2021.[1]

Education

Simpson earned his undergraduate degree Magna cum laude from Dickinson College in 1973. He earned his J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law in 1976.[1]

Career

Judge Simpson began his career as a law clerk to Judge Glenn E. Mencer of the Commonwealth Court (1976 - 1978). He then practiced law until 1989 when he was elected judge of the Northampton County Court of Common Pleas. He served in this position until joining the Commonwealth Court in 2002. He also taught as an Adjunct Professor at the Dickinson School of Law from 1998 to 2005.[1]

2011 election

Simpson was retained to the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, receiving a "yes" vote of 72.8%.[2][3]

See also: Pennsylvania judicial elections, 2011

Recommendation

  • Recommended for Retention, Pennsylvania Bar Association[4]

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