Judge John Younge Endorsed for Pennsylvania Superior Court

The Only Candidate Endorsed by the Pennsylvania Democratic State Committee

Mar 23, 2007, 01:00 ET from Judge John Younge

    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.
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