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Senior Judge Richard W. Webb

Judge Webb


Phone: (570) 325-9419
Fax: (570) 325-9449


Judge Richard W. Webb was elected to a second ten year term on the Court of Common Pleas commencing January 6, 1992. He became the 15th President Judge in Carbon County history on Feb 18, 2001.

A lifetime resident of Palmerton, he received his early education in the Palmerton public school system. After earning a degree at Pennsylvania State University in 1966, he went on to the University of Pittsburgh Law School where he was awarded a Juris Doctor (JD) Degree in 1969.

From 1975 to 1991, Webb served as District Attorney of Carbon County and established a reputation for integrity, industry and ability. He founded the Carbon County Drug Task Force and received many awards and citations for his prosecution of drug cases.

The parents of two sons, Judge Webb and his wife reside in Palmerton.