Candidates for County Court of Common Pleas and Jury Commissioner
County Court of Common Pleas
Jeffrey Saltz a magna cum laude graduate of both Princeton University and Harvard Law School, runs his own law firm in Center City Philadelphia and has been designated a “Super Lawyer.” He has served on the Montgomery County Industrial Development Authority and was Business Litigation Committee chair for the Philadelphia Bar Association. He is a board member and former president of Beth David Reform Congregation in Gladwyne.
Former chair of the Lower Merion-Narberth Democratic Committee, Saltz was campaign chair for former Pennsylvania Senator Connie Williams. He has been :
Board Member, Montgomery County Industrial Development Authority, 2003-2009President, Beth David Reform Congregation, Gladwyne, PA, 2004-2006 (Solicitor, 1998-2000)North American Board of Trustees, Union for Reform Judaism, 2009-2013Vice Chair, Montgomery County Democratic Committee, 1998-2002Chair, Lower Merion-Narberth Democratic Committee, 1988-1996
Wendy G. Rothstein of Fox, Rothschild LLP is co-chair of the firm’s Real Estate Tax Appeals Group, Wendy has represented both taxpayers and school districts throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in tax assessment litigation matters involving shopping centers, industrial facilities, office buildings, large residential properties, landfills, quarries, nuclear power plants, racetracks, casinos, cemeteries, cellular towers, airports and deed restricted properties. Wendy is known as the “go to” person for Montgomery County litigation. Wendy served as the Chair of the Montgomery County Litigation Department from 1996 through 2008. One of the top litigators in Montgomery County, Wendy is widely known and respected in the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, having worked in the Courthouse prior to law school and practiced there her entire legal career since 1982. Wendy has acted in an advisory capacity to the Montgomery County judges in serving as a Discovery Master since 2001. In June 2009, she published an article in The Legal Intelligencer on The Montgomery County Discovery Master Program. Additionally, Wendy serves as co-chair of the Policy Subcommittee for the firmwide Women’s Initiative.
County Jury Commissioner
Joanne Cisco Olszewski, of Springfield Township, is running for her third full term as jury commissioner overseeing the jury-selection process. She was the 2014 recipient of the party’s Lifetime Achievement Award.