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State of Pennsylvania November 6, 2007 Election
 Smart Voter Doris A. Smith-Ribner

Candidate for
Retention Election Judge; Commonwealth Court

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Judge - Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania - elected 1987
  • Pittsburgh University School of Law - J.D. Law Degree - 1972
  • Appointed to the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas by the Govenor of PA in 1984
  • Private law practice (civil and criminal litigation in state and federal courts) Served as Solicitor to the Allegheny County Controller (5 years)
  • Served as Hearing Committee Member - PA Supreme Court Disciplinary Board (4 years)
  • Participated in many community and civic organizations, including Friends Indeed, Inc., youth mentoring program
  • Pittsburgh University School of Law "Outstanding Alumna Award"
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Top priorities include my continued focus on promoting judicial independence
  • along with performing my judicial duties in an ethical, fair and impartial manner and without political influence or favor.
Key Endorsements
  • Pennsylvania AFL-CIO
  • Pennsylvania State Education Association
  • Fraternal Order of Police, Pennsylvania State Lodge

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