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Judge Anthony S. Beltrami

Judge Anthony S. Beltrami was elected in November 2005, for a ten-year term commencing January 2006. He presides over civil and criminal trials, as well as juvenile delinquency and dependency matters.

Judge Beltrami graduated from Bishop Hafey High School in Hazleton, Pennsylvania. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Pennsylvania State University.

Judge Beltrami is a magna cum laude graduate of Touro Law School, where he was the Associate Editor of the Touro Law Review, earned two Dean's Merit Scholarships, and earned American Jurisprudence Awards for the highest grade in Constitutional Law, Professional Responsibility (Ethics), and Comparative Law.

Following graduation from law school, Judge Beltrami began his legal career as former Northampton County President Judge Robert A. Freedberg's judicial law clerk. After completing his judicial clerkship, Judge Beltrami established a private practice in Bethlehem, where he concentrated in the area of civil litigation.

Judge Beltrami served as a Northampton County Assistant Public Defender from 1994 to 1996 and a Northampton County Assistant District Attorney from 1996 to 1999, representing both defendants and the Commonwealth in homicide trials.

Judge Beltrami is a member of the Northampton County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations and has served as a continuing legal education lecturer for both. He serves as the judicial representative on the Northampton County Criminal Justice Advisory Board.

Judge Beltrami has served as a Northeast Little League Coach, a board member of Sayre Child Center and Lehigh Valley Legal Services, and a coach for the Easton High School Mock Trial Team. During the past year, Judge Beltrami participated in Liberty High School's Students Against Drunk Driving Program.

Judge Beltrami resides in Bethlehem with his wife, Gina, and their four children. They are members of the First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem.

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