Berks County Court of Common Pleas
23rd Judicial District of Pennsylvania
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Mission Statement
 
The 23rd Judicial District of Pennsylvania, located in the County of Berks, shall administer justice according to the law equally to all people, while providing independent and accessible forums for the fair and prompt resolution of disputes.
 
 
OVERVIEW
 
The Courts of Common Pleas are the general trial courts of Pennsylvania. They are organized into 60 judicial districts. Most districts follow the geographic boundaries of counties, but seven of the districts are comprised of two counties. Each district has from one to 93 judges and has a president judge and a court administrator.
 
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Language Access and Interpreter Services
The Berks County Courts are committed to ensuring that persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP), or who are deaf or hard of hearing, have equal access to the Courts and all available court services.  Interpreters are provided at all Court levels, if your appearance is required.  If you, or someone you know, requires the services of a Language Interpreter, please click here for further information.
  
MANDATORY ELECTRONIC FILING:  Effective Monday, October 6, 2014, all documents that can be electronically filed in the Berks County Prothonotary’s Office by attorneys will be required to be filed electronically through the Civil Electronic Filing System (EFS). Access the Civil eFiling system by clicking here or visit www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/Prothy.
 
 

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Berks County Court of Common Pleas
 
Mailing Address:
633 Court Street
Reading, PA 19601
 
Main Phone: 610-478-6208
Main Fax: 610-478-6366
 
Hours of Operation:
Open Monday thru Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Holidays
Berks County Court of Common Pleas Judges
 
Board of Judges
 
President Judge Paul M. Yatron
 
Judge Jeffrey K. Sprecher
 
Judge Scott E. Lash
 
Judge Mary Ann Ullman
 
Judge Thomas G. Parisi
 
Judge
James M. Bucci
 
Judge Timothy J. Rowley
 
Judge Madelyn S. Fudeman
 
Judge M. Theresa Johnson
 
Judge James M. Lillis
 
Judge Eleni Dimitriou Geishauser
 
Judge Patrick T. Barrett
 
Judge Jill Gehman Koestel
 
Senior Judges
 
Senior Judge Arthur E. Grim
 
Senior Judge Peter W. Schmehl
 
Senior Judge Scott D. Keller
 
Senior Judge Stephen B. Lieberman
 
Senior Judge John A. Boccabella