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Historic Blair Co. Courthouse Room Dedicated to Former President Judge


January 16, 2020

Rick Boston

Senior Judge Jolene G. Kopriva, President Judge Elizabeth Doyle, former Blair County Commissioner Terry Tomassetti and Judge Jackie Bernard look over the renovated lawyer's lounge that was dedicated in Kopriva's honor.

Monday, Jan. 6, was a busy day at Blair County Courthouse. A packed Courtroom 1 saw the swearing-in of two new commissioners, one incumbent, and other county officials.

But before anyone took the oath of office, another ceremony took place in the recently renovated "Lawyer's Lobby," honoring Senior Judge Jolene G. Kopriva.

Kopriva, a strong supporter of the courthouse renovations, spent 30 years on the bench, retiring in 2017.

"To echo Lou Gehrig, I feel like the luckiest person on the face of this world," Kopriva told the gathering which included members of her family, county judges, state...

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