An attorney in Upper Saucon Twp. has announced plans to run for magisterial judge.

Andrew Shaw, managing attorney for the law firm of Goodman & Shaw in Bethlehem, is a candidate for the judge position for District 31-3-03.

The district covers Coopersburg, Lower Milford Twp., and Upper Saucon Twp., Lehigh County. He says he plans to run in both the Republican and Democratic primaries May 21.

“I am dedicated to an impartial, efficient and accessible judiciary that serves the needs of all of our neighbors and their small businesses," Shaw said. "In addition to being versed in running an office, I possess the legal education and legal experience together with the temperament, integrity, fairness, energy, commitment, common sense and community mindedness needed to perform the duties of a Magisterial District Judge.” 

Shaw graduated with distinction with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and political science from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and with a juris doctorate degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.