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Philadelphia. Common Pleas Court judges make decisions that affect every individual in the city. A judicial candidate should have integrity, experience, community involvement, and judicial temperament in order to serve our city in that capacity. Giovanni Campbell is such a candidate. Born in Panama, Mr. Campbell’s multicultural perspective is congruent with Philadelphia’s growing diversity and will help to bring balance to the bench.
- Recommended by the Philadelphia Bar Association's Committee on Judicial Selection and Retention.
- Temple Law School graduate. 1993.
- 20 years of trial and appellate experience in federal and state courts.
- Manages a dynamic law practice focused on criminal defense and civil rights.
- Championed the rights of students with learning differences.
- Giovanni Campbell is an active member of the Federal Bar Association, Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL), the Philadelphia Bar Association, and Council for Parent and Attorney Advocates (COPAA)
- Giovanni Campbell served as a faculty member with the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) training lawyers to enhance their trial skills.
- Participates in Law Related Education (LRE) Programs teaching in high school classrooms and presiding as judge in mock trial tournaments.
- Provides pro bono representation, independently and in partnership with organizations, including the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association, and Volunteers for the Indigent Program (VIP).
Giovanni Campbell has been endorsed by: Philadelphia Democratic City Committee; Philadelphia AFL-CIO; AFSCME District Council 33; AFSCME District Council 47; Americans for Democratic Action – Philadelphia Chapter; Equality Pennsylvania; Laborers District Council; Laborers Local 332; Liberty City LGBT Democratic Club; Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals; Philadelphia Building and Construction Trades Council; Philadelphia Neighborhood Networks;Philly for Change;Transport Workers Local 234; and United Steelworkers Local 10-1.
- Assists first responders and their spouses with basic estate planning through the “Wills for Heroes” program and participates in the Senior Law Center’s “hotline” for indigent senior citizens.