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The Honorable Carol Hanna, Judge



Judge Carol Hanna has served as a judge on Indiana County’s Court of Common Pleas since 2004. As judge, she handles family law and juvenile cases.
Judge Hanna is a graduate of the University of  Pittsburgh School of Law. She engaged in the general practice of law for 20 years. Her career focus was family law. She was appointed by the Court of Common Pleas as Indiana County’s first Child Custody Mediator in 1992 and the first Juvenile Court Master in 2001. She also served as an Assistant District Attorney and Domestic Relations Solicitor for 12 years.
Judge Hanna assisted in the formation of Indiana County’s Child Advocacy Center, an agency that coordinates the investigation of child abuse and arranges for intervention services. She is also a member of the Statewide Children’s Roundtable, an initiative to make juvenile courts more responsive to the needs of children and families. Judge Hanna participated in the development of the Pennsylvania Dependency Benchbook and the Dependency Resource Companion, comprehensive reference guides to assist Juvenile Court Judges and practitioners.
Judge Hanna co-chairs Indiana County’s Local Children’s Roundtable and the Truancy Workgroup.