PHILADELPHIA, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As the only Democratic state endorsed candidate, The Honorable Judge John Milton Younge has entered the race for Pennsylvania Superior Court. Judge Younge, a native Philadelphian was elected to a ten year term on the Court of Common Pleas in 1995 and was re-elected in 2005. Judge Younge's other endorsements include the Philadelphia Council AFL- CIO, Lancaster County Democratic Committee, Chester County Democratic Committee, Bucks County Democratic Committee, Westmoreland Democratic Committee and the Dauphin County Democratic Committee. Presiding over a wide variety of cases, both civil and criminal, Judge Younge has demonstrated his ability to deal effectively and fairly with lawyers and litigants by showing a real commitment to both the process and substance of justice. "As a career public servant, I believe my job is to be committed to improve the lives of people and to be transparent in the performance of my official duties," said Judge Younge. "I have the character, the competence and the commitment to serve the people of Pennsylvania." Prior to serving as a judge, Younge served as deputy executive director and general counsel for the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority and prior to that position he had a community based private law practice. Judge Younge, educated in the Philadelphia Public School system is a graduate of Central High School. He earned a degree in Business Administration from Boston University and he received his Juris Doctor Degree from the Howard University School of Law. Active in the community, Judge Younge supports many charitable organizations and the judge is a member of numerous non-profit organizations. Judge Younge is a Deacon at Sharon Baptist Church, he serves as Chairman for the West Philadelphia Community Mental Health Consortium, President of Cobbs Creek Environmental Education Center and he is the past president of the PA Conference of State Trial Judges. "I have the qualities that are essential to serve on our State Superior Court as well as unmatched experience, a strong sense of ethics, and an unwavering belief in fairness for all citizens," said Judge John Younge. For more information about Judge John Younge visit http://www.judgejohnyounge.com.
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