Judge John P. Capuzzi, Sr. was sworn in January 3, 2012 to a ten-year term on the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas. Judge Capuzzi earned a BA and MBA at LaSalle University. He obtained his Juris Doctor from the Delaware Law School of Widener University in 1988. Judge Capuzzi is admitted before the Supreme Court of the United States, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and the Federal Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Judge Capuzzi is a Life Member and Past President of Yeadon Fire Company No. 1. He served as President of Yeadon Borough Council from 1982 through 1989 and as the First Ward Commissioner for Marple Township from 2000 through 2005. Judge Capuzzi has served as President of the Guy G. de Furia American Inn of Court. In 2012, Judge Capuzzi was presented with the Guy G. de Furia Award in recognition of his outstanding legal ability, professionalism and high ethical standards.
From 1988 through 2005, Judge Capuzzi served as a Deputy Attorney General in the Torts Litigation Section of the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General. During that time, he litigated major, complex cases for various state agencies.
Starting in 2006, Judge Capuzzi served as the Magisterial District Judge for Marple Township and Haverford Township. From 2006 to 2011, he was a partner in the law firm of Imperatrice, Amarant, Capuzzi & Bell, P.C.
As a practicing attorney, Judge Capuzzi was AV rated (highest legal ability and ethical standards) in Martindale Hubbell.