Honorable Judge Steven R. Serfass
Phone: 570-325-3791
Fax: 570-325-3288


Steven R. Serfass was elected to the newly created third judgeship in the Carbon County Court of Common Pleas on November 3, 2009. He became Carbon County’s eighteenth Judge when he was sworn into office on January 4, 2010.

A lifelong resident of Carbon County, Judge Serfass graduated from Lehighton Area High School and continued his education at Dickinson College where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree in Political Science and History, cum laude. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor (J.D.) Degree at Temple University School of Law and began practicing law in Palmerton with his mentor, Martin H. Philip, Esquire. Judge Serfass and his wife, Attorney Jenny Cheng, maintained a general law practice located in Palmerton for fourteen years concentrating on municipal law, business law and civil litigation. He served as Carbon County Solicitor from 2000 to 2004. Judge Serfass handles a varied and heavy caseload comprised of civil, criminal & orphan's court matters.

Judge Serfass and his wife reside in Palmerton with their children, Benjamin and Hannah.

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