DOYLESTOWN >> Judge Jeffrey G. Trauger, a lifelong resident of Bucks County, has announced his candidacy for Judge of the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas.
In June of 2016, following review by his Judicial Advisory Commission, Governor Tom Wolf nominated Judge Trauger who was then unanimously confirmed by the Pennsylvania Senate to fill the vacancy left after the Honorable Albert J. Cepparulo retired from the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas. Judge Trauger was sworn in and joined the bench shortly thereafter and has been serving in that capacity since.
“I am proud to be a member of our Bucks County judiciary that has promoted justice and the rule of law since the founding of the Commonwealth” Judge Trauger said. “I hope to have the privilege and opportunity to continue to serve the citizens of Bucks County in that role.”
Pennsylvania State Senators Chuck McIlhinney and Robert “Tommy” Tomlinson are serving as Judge Trauger’s Campaign Co-Chairmen.
Prior to taking the bench, Judge Trauger was a Shareholder and Former CEO of Grim, Biehn and Thatcher, an eighteen attorney law firm located in Perkasie, Bucks County. Judge Trauger’s law practice focused on business, real estate and secured transaction litigation. He also served as Solicitor for the Bucks County Sheriff Office from 2008 to 2016 and as President of the Bucks County Bar Association in 2012.
Judge Trauger is a graduate of Central Bucks West High School, Brown University and the Temple University School of Law. He and his wife Colleen, a teacher with Pennridge North Middle School, live in Plumstead. Their two daughters, Rebecca and Rachel, also live and work in Bucks County.
The Bucks County Court of Common Pleas is currently comprised of 13 Judges. Judges are elected to ten year terms.