Court of Common Pleas
The Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County is the 45th of sixty (60) judicial districts in the state of Pennsylvania. The court of common pleas has general jurisdiction over civil and criminal matters. The Lackawanna County Courthouse is located in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

President Judge Patricia Corbett handles all administrative duties for the entire court, assigns the judges to various divisions of the court and exercises general supervision and administrative authority over the ten (10) district courts. The judges hear a wide spectrum of cases including adult and juvenile criminal prosecutions, specialty courts (adult drug, juvenile drug court, DUI court, Family drug Court), civil lawsuits involving money or property, appeals for Special Courts, medical or legal malpractice, injunctions, divorce, custody disputes, child support issues, estates, adoptions and termination of parental rights, dependency and truancy cases.

Resources and Links

General questions should be directed to the Court Administrator’s Office at 570-963-6773

Administrative Contacts

President Judge Patricia Corbett
Phone: 570-963-6531
Fax: 570-496-7706
Judge Michael J. Barrasse
Phone: 570-963-6452
Fax: 570-963-6831
Judge Mary Walsh Dempsey
Phone # 570-963-6622
Fax: 570-963-6623
Senior Judge Vito P. Geroulo
Phone: 570-963-6597
Fax: 570-496-7708
Judge James Gibbons
Phone: 570-963-6575
Fax: 570-963-6576
Judge Andrew Jarbola
Phone: 570-963-6300
Fax: 570-963-6301
Judge Margaret Moyle
Phone: 570-963-6374
Fax: 570-963-2039
Judge Terrence R. Nealon
Phone: 570-963-6889
Fax: 570-496-7796
Senior Judge Robert A. Mazzoni
Phone: 570-963-6512
Fax: 570-496-7707
Senior Judge Carmen D. Minora
Phone: 570-963-6345
Fax: 570-496-7709
Senior Judge Thomas Munley
Phone: 570-963-6765
Fax: 570-963-2056
Judge Frank J. Ruggiero
Fax: 570-963-6314

Court Administrator’s Office
Lackawanna County Government Center
123 Wyoming Ave
Scranton, PA 18503

Phone: 570-963-6773
Fax: 570-963-6477
Central Court
Lackawanna County Criminal Justice Center
1360 Wyoming Avenue
Scranton, PA 18509

Phone: 570-963-6436
Fax: 570-963-6376