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Court Administration and Staff

Court Administration in Beaver County

Directed by District Court Administrator William R. Hare, this office oversees scheduling and management of the Court of Common Pleas as well as the Magisterial District Courts. The Court Administrator is also responsible for the operation of all court-related departments: Adult Probation, Domestic Relations, Juvenile Services and the Law Library.

The 36th Judicial District, like all districts in the Commonwealth, reports to the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts. AOPC monitors the efficiency of each district by recording statistical information on the filing and disposition of cases on both a monthly and annual basis. The Court Administrator’s office is responsible for recording and forwarding such data to AOPC, which reports to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

Information and Assistance

The Court Administration business office is located on the second floor of the Courthouse. Please contact this office if you have any questions regarding court dates for criminal, civil, family law or orphan’s court hearings or trials.

Questions regarding the scheduling of preliminary hearings in criminal matters should be directed to Central Court at ext. 4699.

Court Administrator's Office

Beaver County Courthouse
Beaver, PA 15001
Telephone: (724) 770-4700
Hours of Operation:
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday

District Court Administrator
Garrett Harper
Jo Johnson, Secretary ext. 4689

Deputy District Court Administrators
Aileen M. Bowers - ext. 4668
Kate Weidner- ext. 4680

Main Business Office
Mary Jane Poola - ext. 4664
Sarah Hughes - ext. 4660
Sierra Freed - ext. 4661

Central Court
Sherry Javens - ext. 4662  
Amy Walker - ext. 4658
Jody Papageorge - ext. 4699                

Karen C. Schiaroli - ext. 4667
Maureen Galloway - ext. 4666
Sherry Wurzel - ext. 4665

Other Court Related Departments

Adult Probation
Ian Thomson  , Director - (724) 773-8600

Domestic Relations
Joe Chesnut, Acting Director - (724) 773-8500

Juvenile Services
Colleen Tittiger Director - (724) 770-4704

Law Library
Kate Weidner, Law Librarian - ext. 4659