Philly Judge Steps Down After Pa. Superior Court Criticism

Law360, Philadelphia (October 26, 2012, 2:34 PM EDT) -- A Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas judge resigned his supervisory post Thursday, three days after being taken to task by the Pennsylvania Superior Court for failing to disclose his wife’s position with a law firm that served as defense counsel in a 2010 insurance case he heard.

Judge Allan Tereshko stepped down as supervising judge of the civil trial division in the wake of an concurring opinion, published alongside a decision overturning Judge Tereshko’s order granting summary judgment to Westfield Insurance Co., taking the judge to...
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