Welcome to the County of Berks
Office of Court Administration

 Berks County Court of Common Pleas
Julia E. Bagnoni, Esq., District Court Administrator


Provide administrative services and technical assistance to Court of Common Pleas judges and magisterial district judges that helps to build public trust and confidence in the judiciary.

About Department

The office of the District Court Administrator was established in Pennsylvania to reduce the burden of administrative duties of the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas. Over the years, the court administration function grew to include four Deputy Court Administrators and over 30 specialists working as court interpreters, protection from abuse facilitators, jury clerks, secretaries and data analysts.

The District Court Administrator's Office today provides technical assistance and administrative support to the Court of Common Pleas judges, magisterial district judges and the various departments of the Court. In addition, the District Court Administrator is the President Judge's chief delegate for coordination and communication with the County of Berks executive branch officials, including the Board of Commissioners. Other Court business that involves this office includes human resources management and development for the more than 400 Court-appointed employees in the 23rd Judicial District, budgetary responsibility for the more than $28 million operating budget, jury management, scheduling of court hearings, information systems development, public relations, and liaison functions with various groups and agencies.

Contact Information
Office of Court Administration
Berks County Courthouse
633 Court Street, 7th Floor
Reading, PA 19601
Phone: 610-478-6208
FAX: 610-478-6366
Office Hours: 
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Closed Holidays


For Criminal case information, call the Clerk of Court - 610.478.6550

For Civil / Family case information, call the Prothonotary - 610.478.6970