Franklin County Bar Association and the 39th Judicial District Welcomes New President Judge

FCBA member, the Honorable Shawn D. Meyers was sworn in as President Judge of the 39th Judicial District on Friday, December 6th. President Judge Meyers’ ceremony was attended by many of our members and his family in Courtroom One. 

President Judge Meyers started practicing law in 1993 with David C. Cleaver & Associates, P.C. before becoming a partner in the law firm of Steiger, Steiger & Meyers, Mercersburg, and also serving as Franklin County Solicitor.  

Since January, 2010 the Honorable Shawn D. Meyers has served as a judge for the Court of Common Pleas for the 39th Judicial District. He lives in Chambersburg with his wife, Nancy, a practicing attorney and shareholder with Salzmann Hughes, P.C. Nancy is also the FCBA treasurer. 


President Judge Meyers has served as chair of the following committees during his time on the bench: 39th Judicial District Orphan’s Court Local Rules Committee, 39th Judicial District Civil Procedure Local Rules Committee, 39th Judicial District Family Law Committee and has been a member of the Franklin County eFiling and Civil Case Management Committee.


President Judge Meyers is an active member of our Bar, serving on the Bench Bar Conference committee for many years. He has brought many quality speakers and his unique perspective and experience to our conferences. 


We sincerely thank President Judge Meyers for his continued support of our Bar and community, and wish him well in his new role as president judge.