Change Address

VOTE411 Voter Guide

Magisterial District 38-1-04

  • Candidate picture

    John D. Kessler (Dem, Rep) Magisterial District Judge; Attorney

Change Candidates

Biographical Information

What is the most important quality in a judge?

Under what circumstances would you recuse or have you recused from a case?

As a member of the judiciary, what can you do on and off the bench to ensure that all Pennsylvanians have access to justice?

Education Delaware Law School of Widener University, J.D. 1984; University of Delaware B.S.B.A. 1977
Qualifications Magisterial District Judge since 2012; practicing attorney since 1984; community volunteer since 1994
Municipality Abington & Rockledge
County Montgomery
district 38-1-04
The ability to listen and evaluate information in an impartial manner
When I feel that I cannot be impartial in a matter
I believe that access to justice requires an understanding of one's rights. I make great efforts to explain how our proceedings work and each individuals rights. logo


All statements and videos are posted directly by the candidate, unedited by the League of Women Voters and do not express the views of the League. The League never supports or opposes candidates or political parties.