Court of Common Pleas
17th Judicial District

Overview

The Court of Common Pleas is a trial court of general jurisdiction handling all civil and criminal matter. A civil trial term is conducted during each calendar quarter. In addition, it handles child and spousal support matters, child custody matter, juvenile delinquency, juvenile dependency, and Orphan's Court matters.

The 17th Judicial District is a two county, two judge Judicial District.

  • The Honorable President Judge Michael H. Sholley, President Judge Sholley has his chambers in the Union Coutny Courthouse in Lewisburg.
  • The Honorable Michael T. Hudock has his chambers in the Snyder County Courthouse in Middleburg.

Staff & Contact Information

The Honorable Michael H. Sholley, President Judge
Union County Courthouse
103 South Second Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Phone: (570) 524-8641
Fax: (570) 524-8644

The Honorable Michael T. Hudock, Judge
Snyder County Courthouse
9 West Market Street
P.O. Box 217
Middleburg, PA 17842
Phone:(570) 837-4238
Fax: (570) 837-4358

The Honorable Harold F. Woelfel, Jr., Senior Judge
Snyder County Courthouse
9 West Market Street
P.O. Box 217
Middleburg, PA 17842 
Phone:(570) 837-4238
Fax: (570) 837-4358

The Honorable Louise O. Knight, Senior Judge
Union County Courthouse
103 South Second Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Phone: (570) 524-8641
Fax: (570) 524-8644

Kelly Heeter, Court Administrator
Snyder County Courthouse
9 West Market Street
P.O. Box 217
Middleburg, PA 17842
Phone: (570) 837-4344

For all scheduling matters contact:
Sue A. Sees, Deputy Court Administrator 
Union County Courthouse
103 South Second Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Phone: (570) 524-8736

Mary F. Leshinskie, Attorney, Law Clerk
Union County Courthouse
103 South Second Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Phone: (570) 524-8648

Lynn A. Shellenberger, Court Reporter
Union Co. Courthouse
103 South Second Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Phone: (570) 524-8655