John Patrick Sabatina, Jr., (D5) Philadelphia County (part) 2015-2021
John Patrick Sabatina, Jr., born, October 6, 1970, Abington, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; son of John and Judith Sabatina; Father Judge High School, 1988; West Chester University of Pennsylvania, B.S., marketing, 1992; Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1997; assistant district attorney, Philadelphia; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Special Election, March 14, 2006; Sworn-In, April 3, 2006 to serve the remaining 2005 term; reelected 2006-2015; resigned, June 9, 2015; appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing (2011-2014); elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate June 9, 2015- resigned December 31, 2021; elected, judge, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, 2022-present; wife Eileen, daughters Caroline and Catherine.
Assistant, district attorney, Philadelphia
Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:
Member, Philadelphia Bar Association; Pennsylvania District Attorney Association, Sons of Italy Greater Roxborough Lodge No. 2217, Father Judge Alumni Association and Saint Christopher’s Parish.
Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Special Election, March 14, 2006; Sworn-In, April 3, 2006 to serve the remaining 2005 term; reelected to serve 5 more consecutive terms; appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing (2011-2014); resigned from the House, June 9, 2015.
Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate 5th district, Philadelphia County (part) June 9, 2015-2021 filled the vacancy, Mike Stack (D5) resignation, elected lieutenant governor; minority chair, Senate Transportation Committee; member, Aging and Youth, Communications and Technology, Community, Economic and Recreational Development and Senate Judiciary Committees. Resigned, December 31, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. (i)
Elected, Judge, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, 2022-present.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives Biography:
Mattos, S. (Ed.). (2019). The Pennsylvania manual, 124. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, p. 3-22, 3-40.