From Erie, For Erie

  • ★ Born, Raised and Educated in Erie, PA
  • ★ Blessed Sacrament
  • ★ Strong Vincent High
  • ★ Gannon University

Active in the Erie Community

  • ★ 28 year member of the Erie County Bar Association
  • ★ 28 year member of the PA Bar Association
  • ★ Lifelong Member of Blessed Sacrament Parish
  • ★ Past-President and Board Member of the Blessed Sacrament Ushers Society
  • ★ Scholarship Chairman of the Erie Wolves Club

Accomplished Lawyer

Represented well over a 1,000 clients throughout Pennsylvania

Successfully Briefed and Argued cases before every Appellate Court

  • ★ Pennsylvania Superior Court
  • ★ Commonwealth Court
  • ★ Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Courtroom Lawyer

  • ★ Appeared in hundreds of cases before Magisterial District Judges in civil and criminal cases
  • ★ Represented clients in numerous jury trials since 1996
  • ★ Represented clients in many different counties

Sheriff’s Lawyer for over 25 years

  • ★ Sheriff Bob Merski
  • ★ Sheriff John Loomis
  • ★ Sheriff Chris Campanelli
Pete Sala for Judge announcement speech at the Erie County Courthouse
Pete Sala with his family

Dedicated Family Man

Married to Jennifer for over 27 years

Parents to 3 wonderful children

  • ★ Brendan
  • ★ Celeste
  • ★ Autumn


Everyone is welcome and invited to be a part of the team! No effort is too small or too large.

Vote November 7th








May 16 Results

Thank you to my family, friends, and supporters who made this campaign successful. I am humbled by the over 20,000 Erie County voters who placed their trust in me to serve as your next judge. I look forward to working with you all as we move forward to the general election on November 7th!

Democratic Primary


Candidate Name

Total Votes

% Votes

Peter Sala 15,254 62.90%
Erik Mikovch 2,959 12.20%
Leigh Ann Orton 6,028 24.85%

Republican Primary


Candidate Name

Total Votes

% Votes

Peter Sala 5,409 32.58%
Erik Mikovch 5,642 33.98%
Leigh Ann Orton 5,540 33.37%


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