Stephen McEwen

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Stephen J. McEwen, Jr.
Court Information:
Pennsylvania Superior Court
Title:   Senior Judge
Active:   1981-2011
Past position:   Former trial lawyer

Stephen J. McEwen, Jr. is a senior judge on the Pennsylvania Superior Court, one of Pennsylvania's two statewide intermediate appellate courts.

McEwen first joined the Superior Court in 1981. He served as its President Judge from 1996-2001. He was then retained to a 10-year term in November of 2001.[1][2][3]


  • Studied law at St. Joseph's College and the University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Master of Laws degree from the University of Virginia Law School
  • Honorary Doctorates from DeSales University, Widener University Law School, and the University of Scranton.[2]

Professional career

  • Member, Court of Judicial Discipline, 1996
  • President Judge, Court of Judicial Discipline.
  • Trial lawyer for 23 years
  • District Attorney of Delaware County, 1967-1976
  • General Counsel for the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association.
  • Professor of Trial Advocacy, Villanova University Law School for 10 years
  • Editor, "Appellate Judges News" section of the ABA Judicial Division Record
  • Editorial Board, ABA Judges Journal.
  • Past President, Council of Chief Judges of State Courts of Appeal
  • Honorary Consul to the Republic of Bulgaria[2]
  • Chair of the 2011 Pennsylvania Redistricting Panel[4]

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