Lauren Holt

Lauren Holt

Magisterial District Judge, District 15-4-01, PA

Lauren has dedicated her entire legal career to public interest work. She spent over a decade at the Chester County Public Defender’s Office as a trial attorney, representing indigent clients during all stages of the criminal process. She litigated complex misdemeanor and felony cases, including drug trafficking and first degree murder. Lauren gained valuable experience working with diverse clients, district attorneys, probation officers, members of law enforcement and Judges at every level the criminal justice system.

Prior to joining the Public Defender’s Office, she worked as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Penny L. Blackwell of the York County Court of Common Pleas. Lauren is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and The Penn State Dickinson School of Law.