Served as a Judge in Lehigh County for the past 10 years in handling hundreds of trials in civil, criminal, family, juvenile delinquency and dependency, and orphans’ court cases.
Served as Administrative Judge for Family Court, Juvenile Dependency, and Criminal Court divisions.
Supervised Lehigh County’s efforts to keep our criminal courts operating during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Initiated Lehigh County’s first drug treatment court to help those suffering from substance abuse.
Improved legal representation for domestic violence victims to gain access to emergency protective orders.
Directed court services to have Lehigh County named one of 5 counties in the entire U.S. to enhance assistance for domestic violence victims.
Led efforts to have Lehigh County recognized as one of 15 counties in Pennsylvania improving programs for children in situations of parental abuse or neglect.
Was named as one of two PA judges to the Juvenile Justice Task Force in Pennsylvania to reform our juvenile justice system.
Married with two adult children.
Served as Board Member of Minsi Trails Boy Scouts Council, Allentown Police Athletic League, Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council, and Lehigh County Technical and Career Institute Criminal Justice Occupational Advisory Council.
Member Emmaus Rotary, 100 Friends Charitable Giving & First Presbyterian Church of Allentown.
Teacher of criminal and constitutional law course at Lehigh University, DeSales University, and Lehigh Carbon Community College.
Eagle Scout since 1976.
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Admitted to the Bar of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court since 1987 and federal courts in 1990.
Admitted to the Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court since 1994.
Deputy District Attorney in Lehigh County 1989-2000 where Reichley successfully tried to verdict numerous cases including homicide, violent felonies, drug crimes, and sexual assaults.
Private practice representing clients in civil, family court, bankruptcy, and criminal defense cases.
Elected Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2002-2011 where Reichley authored legislation to enhance criminal sentences for gang involvement and to cut bureaucratic red tape for heart care patients.
Co-chaired the panel to improve services for Alzheimer’s victims and their families.
Named Legislator of the Year by PA School Retirees, PA Bio, and PA Assoc. of Rehabilitation Facilities.