Judge Michele A. Varricchio, a graduate of William Allen High School, Class of 1977, earned a B.A. at St. John's College, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and a J.D. from Antioch School of Law in Washington, D.C. She served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable James N. Diefenderfer from 1985-1987. She was Solicitor for the Lehigh County Domestic Relations from 1988-1992. From 1987 through 1992 she was in partnership with Frederick P. Rooney, Esq. She was appointed by Governor Casey in 1992, was elected in 1993, and served for fifteen years as a Magisterial Judge in Lehigh County. Judge Varricchio was a member of the Special Court Judges association from 1992-2007. She is the Treasurer and was a Past President and Treasurer of the Allentown YWCA. She has been a member of the Allentown Rotary Club since 2003. She served on the boards for 4H, Bikeworks, and Human Services Advisory Board. She is a member of the Lehigh Valley Arts Council and serves on the board of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival at DeSales University. She was elected Judge of the Court of Common Pleas for Lehigh County in November 2007 and assigned to the Civil Division.
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