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Constables Endorse Bish for District Judge

Constables Endorse Bish For District Judge

Attorney Justin Bish is one of seven candidates in the 2017 for district judge for district 49-02-01. Provided photo.

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Attorney Justin Bish has picked up an endorsement in his campaign for magisterial district judge. The Pennsylvania Fraternal Order of Constables endorsed Bish for district judge in the primary race for district 49-02-01, which serves Patton, Ferguson and Halfmoon townships and parts of College Township.

“It is with great pride and honor that the Pennsylvania Fraternal Order of Constables gives its endorsement to Justin G. Bish in the 2017 Spring Primary Municipal election…,” the FOC wrote in its endorsement letter. “Due to Mr. Bish’s experience and background, this organization feels that Mr. Bish will be a fair and honest official in the execution of his duties as a Magisterial District Judge”

Constables in Pennsylvania are peace officers that provide security and enforcement services for district courts. Bish is an attorney with McQuaide Blasko’s State College office litigation practice group and a field artillery officer in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. He also is co-founder of the Penn State Law Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic, which assists Pennsylvania veterans and military personnel with benefits appeals, litigation and policy issues.

Bish is one of seven candidates cross-filed on both ballots for district judge for district 49-02-01, joining Casey McClain, Dave White, Louis R. Lombardi, Robert H. Bascom Jr., Robert W. Stewart and Kristin Scipione.

The primary election is May 16.

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