Court of Common Pleas



The Court of Common Pleas is a trial court of general jurisdiction handling all civil and criminal matters including child and spousal support matters, child custody matters, 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  has his chambers in the Snyder County Courthouse in Middleburg.

  • The Honorable Judge Lori Hackenberg , has her chambers in the Union County Courthouse in Lewisburg.

Contact information

Honorable President Judge Michael H Sholley 
presides at the Synder County Courthouse

9 West Market Street
P.O. Box 217 
Middleburg, PA 17842 
Phone:(570) 837-4238
Fax: (570) 837-4358

Honorable Judge Lori Hackenberg

103 South Second Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Phone: (570) 524-8641
Fax: (570) 524-8644

presides at the Union County Courthouse