Dan Maisano

Judicial & Legal Experience

Dan Maisano was first elected to the judiciary and assumed his first judicial duties in January of 1994. During his tenure as a judge, his court has docketed and processed approximately 5,000 cases per year and over 100,000 cases in total, routinely collecting over $600,000 +/- per year in fines and costs.

Dan was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in August of 1979. As an attorney, he was a sole practitioner for many years handling a variety of cases, including personal injury, divorce, custody, support, wills, estates, criminal defense, real estate, business buy/sell agreements & business incorporation. He’s tried cases in both State and Federal Court and tried both civil and criminal jury and non-jury cases. He’s currently a partner in the Lyons Dougherty Law Firm in Chadds Ford.

In addition to the Pennsylvania Bar, Dan has been admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Professional Associations

Dan has served as Secretary, Vice President and President of the Chester County Special Court Judges Association and President of District 11 of the Special Court Judges Association of PA. He’s a member of the PA Bar Association and the Chester County Bar Association and previously a member of the American Bar Association and the Justinian Society of Philadelphia.

Dan Maisano


  • Judge Dan Maisano

    22 years of judicial experience

  • Judge Dan Maisano

    22 years of verifiable judicial demeanor

  • Judge Dan Maisano

    Winner of 4 judicial elections, winning both the Democratic and Republican primaries in each each election, thus proving he is electable and electable across party lines

  • Judge Dan Maisano

    39+ years experience in the law

  • Judge Dan Maisano

    Active member of the community supporting numerous non-profit and charitable causes

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    Recognized as running one of the best District Courts in Chester County

  • Judge Dan Maisano

    Independent & Impartial


Dan Maisano is the only candidate with 22 years’ demonstrable judicial demeanor and the only candidate with 22 years’ of actual judicial experience.

Between his 22 years as a jurist and 39+ years as a member of the Pennsylvania Bar, Judge Maisano is unquestionably the most experienced and qualified candidate for the position on the Court of Common Pleas of Chester County.

Dan Maisano

No other candidiate brings the combination of judicial and legal experience demonstrated by Judge Maisano.

He is known to be fair, known to be impartial, and known to treat all parties, the bar and witnesses with courtesy, partial and respect.

His court routinely received exemplary audits; both State and County, demonstrating a well-run court accounting for every penny collected and every penny dispensed.

Judicial Demeanor

Judging fairly & impartially for 22 years.

“It is not within the purview of the judiciary to legislate. Judges should adjudicate and allow the legislature to pass legislation. Judges, as fact finders, should determine the facts, apply those facts to the law as intended by the lawmakers, as reasonably construed and without regard to personal opinion.”

Dan Maisano

for Court of Common Pleas,
Chester County, PA

Carefully reviewing the Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence prior to
making an evidentiary ruling.


873 E. Baltimore Pike, Ste 214
Kennett Square, PA 19348

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