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Steve Higgins

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Steve Higgins
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Current Court Information:
Monroe County Court of Common Pleas, Pennsylvania
Title:   Judge
Service:
Active:   2012-2022
Candidate 2011:
Candidate for:  Monroe County Court of Common Pleas
State:  Pennsylvania
Election information 2011:
Incumbent:  No
Primary date:  May 17, 2011
Primary vote:  30.3%ApprovedA
Election date:  November 8, 2011
Election vote:  49.9%ApprovedA

Steve Higgins is a judge on the Monroe County Court of Common Pleas in Pennsylvania. He was elected in 2011 and his term expires in 2022.

2011 election

Higgins won the Republican party primary on May 17. He received 23.7% in the Democratic primary and 30.3% of the vote in the Republican primary.[1] He was elected to one of two open seats in the general election on November 8, winning 49.9% of the vote.[2]

See also: Pennsylvania judicial elections, 2011

Education

Higgins earned a B.A. in Political Science Seton Hall University in 1985. He earned his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1991.[3]

Professional career

After his admission to the bar Higgins served in the Essex County, New Jersey Prosecutors Office from 1986 until 1989. He then became a private practice attorney with the firm Roberts, Pedicini & Fielo where he worked from 1990 until 1993. Higgins then opened his own practice as Higgins Law Office' where he has worked since 1993.[3]

Awards and associations

Associations

  • Past Trustee, Eastern Monroe Public Library
  • Advisory Board, Salvation Army
  • Delegate, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Board of Governors
  • President, Monroe County Bar Association
  • Member, Monroe County Bar Association, Law Day Race Committee
  • Member, Monroe County Bar Association, Bench/Bar Committee
  • Member, Monroe County Bar Association, High School Mock Trial Judge
  • Member, Monroe County Bar Association, Law Day Fairy Tale Trial Participant[3]

See also

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References

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