Mark A. Singer Announces Candidacy for District Judge
Mark A. Singer,
announcing his candidacy for District Judge of the Magisterial District Judge for District 11-‐1-‐04. The District
the municipalities of
Pittston and the greater Pittston area, Duryea, Avoca, DuPont, and Hughestown.
Singer graduated from Pittston Area High School in
1980 and immediately enrolled in the
Scranton where he
graduated Magna Cum Laude with a duel Bachelor of Science Degrees in 1984. He earned his Juris Doctorate in 1987 from Dickinson School of Law at Penn State
University. Singer was admitted into the Practice of Law in
1987 and in all courts in
the State of
Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Middle District, The United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.
He began his career after Law School
County as a
and Attorney Singer has
since served as
an Assistant District Attorney for Luzerne County, and First Assistant Liaison to
the Lower Lackawanna/Upper Luzerne County Drug Task Force.
In addition, Mark Singer has served the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training
Commission (M.P.O.E.T.C.) for nearly10 years, as
an Instructor. Mark was also Adjunct Instructor in
Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure at Luzerne County Community College. He has also been an advisor
to the Pittston Area Young Lawyers.
As a Defense Attorney, Singer is one of twelve (12)
to defend capital cases. He has prosecuted murders, rapists, burglars, drug dealers, child abusers and those that prey
upon the elderly. Mark is the only candidate to prosecute as well as defend a Death Penalty case.
Deeply involved within the community, Mark A. Singer has been active in
the Pittston Area School District having been involved on the Board
of Directors and a Region 7 Director to The
Pennsylvania School Board Association.
As a member of Lions International Attorney Singer was awarded the prestigious Melvin Jones Fellow Award. He has also
served as President of the Hughestown Lions Club.
Mark is an elder in the Second Presbyterian Church of Pittston, a member of the Keystone Consistory and an Irem Temple Shriner.
Attorney Singer is
son to the late Francis Anthony Singer from Avoca and Amelia Lena (Foglia) of Hughestown. He is
married to the former Heidi Baldygo and they have one daughter Anjelica Nicola, a student at the Pittston Area Middle School.
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