August 26, 2013
Tulane Law School graduate Karoline Mehalchick (L ’01) began serving as a U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania in July.
Mehalchick was a partner with the Pennsylvania firm of Oliver, Price & Rhodes, where she had general civil and commercial litigation practiced since 2002. After law school, she clerked for Judge Trish Corbett of the Court of Common Pleas in Lackawanna County.
Mehalchick, who lives in Scranton, sits in Wilkes-Barre.
Federal Magistrate Judges are selected by the District Judges in the region and serve eight-year terms. Tulane graduate Yvette Kane (L ’76) is Chief Judge of Pennsylvania’s Middle District.