Born October 11, 1957, in Harrisburg, PA. Graduate of Harrisburg High School, Dickinson College and Delaware Law School of Widener University. Harrisburg City School Board 1977-78. Dauphin County Assistant Public Defender 1981-83; litigation associate with Melman, Gekas, Nicholas, and Lieberman 1983-85; Solicitor, Dauphin County Treasurer 1984-85; Dauphin County Chief Public Defender from 1985-94. NLADA (death penalty subcommittee), PACDL, PDAPA. Former Adjunct professor Widener University Law School (trial advocacy; product liability); Board of Overseers 1989-2000; Lecturer, Pennsylvania State Police Academy, Dickinson School of Law, Dickinson College, Elizabethtown College, and Harrisburg Area Community College. Member of Pennsylvania Supreme Court Criminal Procedural Rules Committee 1998-2004. Member Environmental Hearing Board Rules Committee 2003-2004. PIAA Lacrosse Official (CPLOA) 2003-2016. Member Calvary United Methodist Church. Drummer, "All Jacked Up" cover band 2006 - present. Currently assigned to Criminal Court, Tax Assessment Appeals, Mental Heath judge, and Elections matters. Married to Barbara A. Zemlock, Esq., Of Perry, Shore, Weisenberger & Zemlock and Insurance Boards Legal Counsel, CCAP. Four Children: Laura, Megan, Samuel & Julie. Grandchildren McArthur Lee Cullison; Alistair Llewellyn Cullison.