WHY VOTE FOR JUDGE SANTIAGO?

He is the only candidate who is a Judge. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • District Judge since 2014 / re-elected in 2019

  • Presided over 40,000 cases 

  • Committed to public service

  • Proven judicial temperament

  • Special Court Judges Association of Pennsylvania 

  • PA Bar Association Member

  • Lehigh County Bar  Association Member

  • New Jersey Bar Association Member

  • Allentown School District Foundation Board Member

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VALUES

  • Firm & Fair

  • Integrity

  • Justice & Equality

  • Strong Work Ethic

  • Proven Judicial Temperament

EXPERIENCE

  • Presides over homicide and felony preliminary hearings.

  • Presides over bench trials for summary cases 

  • Conducts preliminary arraignments 

  • Sets bail for criminal cases

  • Civil and landlord-tenant hearings and summary trials in traffic and non-traffic cases.

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FORMER LAW CLERK

  • Countless hours reading case law and Pennsylvania statutory law.

  • Drafted legal opinions.

  • Well versed in the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, the Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence, as well as the Pennsylvania Rules of Appellate Procedure.

JUDGE SANTIAGO

Having presided over 40,000 cases in over 7 years as a District Judge, it would be a seamless transition into the Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas. 

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