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For Immediate Release
April 12, 2023

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ChamberPAC Endorses Judge Carolyn Carluccio for State Supreme Court

ChamberPAC, the political arm of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, today announced its endorsement of Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas President Judge Carolyn Carluccio for Pennsylvania’s State Supreme Court. The Republican candidate is running for a seat on the court in the Primary Election that will be held on Tuesday, May 16.


“We believe that your vast legal experience, including your 14 years of service on the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas and years of service as a federal prosecutor and public defender; dedication to fair and impartial application of the law; commitment to judicial ethics; and deep knowledge of the issues facing the Commonwealth’s business community, makes you the best candidate in the Primary Election for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court,” PA Chamber President and CEO Luke Bernstein and ChamberPAC Board of Directors Chair David Kleppinger wrote in a letter announcing Carluccio’s endorsement.




Judge Carluccio was elected to the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court in November 2009,

where she has served with distinction as the Court’s first female President Judge in the County’s

history. As a common pleas judge, Carluccio was assigned to sit in the Criminal, Family and Civil

Court Benches, and as an alternate Judge to Juvenile Court.


Judge Carluccio began her legal career as a Federal Assistant United States Attorney prosecuting

large-scale drug dealers, bank robbers, and money launderers. Her work earned her recognition

from the United States Secret Service and United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and



Judge Carluccio served as the first-ever female Chief Public Defender for Montgomery County, where she managed a team of 35 staff and attorneys.


Judge Carluccio is Highly Recommended by the Pennsylvania Bar Association.


She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Dickinson College and her Juris Doctor Degree from the Widener University School of Law. Carluccio’s Court Admissions include: Pennsylvania, Delaware, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, District of Delaware, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and United States Supreme Court.


A life-long resident of Montgomery County, Judge Carluccio is married to her husband with three adult children: Andrew, Charlie and Joseph.



The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry is the state’s largest broad-based business association, with its statewide membership comprising businesses of all sizes and across all industry sectors. The PA Chamber is The Statewide Voice of BusinessTM.