Sallie Updyke Mundy

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Sallie Updyke Mundy
Associate Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Assumed office
July 2016
Preceded by J. Michael Eakin
Judge of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania
In office
January 2010 – July 2016
Personal details
Born (1962-06-29) June 29, 1962 (age 55)
Elmira, New York
Political party Republican Party[1]
Spouse(s) Jim
Residence Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
Alma mater Washington & Jefferson College
University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Sallie Updyke Mundy (born June 29, 1962)[2] is an Associate Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and a former judge of the Pennsylvania Superior Court.[3]

Early life and education[edit]

She was born in Elmira, New York and was raised in Tioga, Pennsylvania.[3] In 1984, she graduated from Washington & Jefferson College.[3][4] In 1987, she graduated from University of Pittsburgh School of Law.[3]

Legal career[edit]

After law school she served in a judicial clerkship for the Tioga County Courts of Common Pleas.[3] In 1988, she entered private practice, working as a defense attorney in the field of medical malpractice.[3]

Pennsylvania Supreme Court[edit]

Mundy was nominated by Governor Tom Wolf to the seat vacated by Justice J. Michael Eakin on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and confirmed on June 27, 2016.[5] On November 8, 2017, Justice Mundy defeated Dwayne Woodruff to gain a ten-year term on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.[6]

Personal life[edit]

She is part-owner of a small cattle farm, raising Scottish Highland cattle, in Tioga County.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Judge of the Superior Court - 2009 Municipal Election". Official Returns. Pennsylvania Department of State. November 3, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Sally Updike Mundy - Personal Data Questionnaire" (PDF). Pennsylvania Bar Association. 2009. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Judges of the Superior Court - Judge Sallie Updyke Mundy". Pennsylvania Superior Court. 
  4. ^ "1984 Class Roster". Jay Connected. Washington & Jefferson College. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  5. ^ Mendicino, Anthony (June 28, 2016). "Sallie Updyke Mundy appointed to Pennsylvania Supreme Court". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved July 22, 2016. 
  6. ^ Associated Press (November 8, 2017). "Sallie Mundy, GOP incumbent, keeps Pennsylvania Supreme Court seat". The Morning Call. Retrieved November 8, 2017. 
Legal offices
Preceded by
J. Michael Eakin
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
2016–present
Incumbent