Judges of the 39th Judicial District Court

The Courts of Common Pleas are the trial courts of Pennsylvania. Major civil and criminal cases are heard in these courts. Judges also decide cases involving adoption, divorce, child custody, abuse, juvenile delinquency, estates, guardianships, charitable organizations and many other matters. 
 
The Common Pleas courts are organized into 60 judicial districts, most of which encompass a single county. Seven judicial districts, in certain populated areas of the Commonwealth, include two counties. The 39th Judicial District is a two County Judicial District comprising of Franklin County and Fulton County.
 
Judges of the Common Pleas courts are elected to 10-year terms. A president judge and a district court administrator serve in each judicial district. 
 
The Honorable Carol L. Van Horn, President Judge
 
The Honorable Shawn D. Meyers, Judge
 
The Honorable Angela R. Krom, Judge
 
The Honorable Jeremiah D. Zook, Judge
 
The Honorable Todd M. Sponseller, Judge
 
The Honorable Douglas W. Herman, Senior Judge
 
 
Mark Singer, District Court Administrator