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Max Baer (born December 24, 1947) is a justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

Max Baer
Justice of Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
Assumed office
2003
Administrative Judge of Family Division, Allegheny County Court
In office
1993–2003
Judge of Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County
In office
1989–1993
Pennsylvania Deputy Attorney General
In office
1975–1980
Personal details
Born (1947-12-24) December 24, 1947 (age 71)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materRobert Morris University, Masters of Tax Program, 1985-86
Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1975
University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 1971
WebsiteOfficial Biography

Born in Pittsburgh, he earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pittsburgh in 1971 and a Juris Doctor from Duquesne University in 1975. From 1975-1979, he served as Deputy Attorney General of Pennsylvania. Baer was elected judge in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, and was retained for a second ten-year term in 1999. He was elected to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in 2003.[1]

2003 ElectionEdit

Pennsylvania Justice of the Supreme Court Election 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Max Baer 1,284,846 51.9
Republican Joan Orie Melvin 1,192,952 48.1

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