Biography

judge-cherry_jpegTHE HONORABLE JOHN F. CHERRY, Judge. Elected to bench November 1999. Retained November 2009. 
Born April 14, 1951, in DuBois, PA. Graduate of DuBois High School, Gannon University, and Dickinson School of Law. Served as teacher, coach, and high school administrator at Elk County Christian High School, St. Mary's, PA. Dauphin County Deputy District Attorney; Deputy Attorney General, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; partner at Goldberg, Katzman & Shipman. Appointed District Attorney in December 1993; elected District Attorney of Dauphin County 1994-99. Currently serving as Civil and Administrative Juvenile and Dependency Judge.