Candidates In Commonwealth Court Race Have Military On Resumes — Republican-endorsed Megan Martin is facing Democrat-endorsed Matt Wolf to fill a vacancy Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court.
Commonwealth Court is where civil actions against the Commonwealth start and where appeals are made regarding decisions in county courts of common pleas, and state agencies.
Megan Martin is a native Delaware Countian, the fifth of six children. She moved to Central Pennsylvania to attend Law School. She graduated Widener U Law School and now lives in Mechanicsburg with her husband, Scott, three children and a dog in Mechanicsburg, Pa.
She has served as an attorney for the United States Navy, and all three branches of the Pennsylvania Government.
“I checked my politics at the door of the capitol every day,” she says.
Ahe states she broke the glass ceiling at the Senate “by becoming the first and only woman to serve as it’s secretary-parliamentarian since the position was created in statute more than 100 years ago.”
In November 2022, she received the Widener Law Commonwealth Excellence in Public Service Award.
Matthew Wolf is a second-generation lawyer who graduated from Rutgers University in Camden.
He is supervising judge for the municipal division of The Philadelphia Municipal Court.
He says he did a lot of work “for recovery homes under the Fair Housing Act fighting attempts to shut them down.” He has been a Lawyer for a quarter of a century. He also worked to reduce the impact arising from evictions filed during the pandemic by requiring pre-filing meditation
Wolf served as an officer in the United States Army Reserve from 2003 to 2020 and, after resigning his commission, serves as a drilling enlisted Cavalry scout soldier in Alpha Troop, 1st Squadron, 104th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division.
Candidates In Commonwealth Court Race Have Military On Resumes