Charles A. Mapp, Sr.
Chief Deputy Court Administrator
Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Civil Trial Division
Mr. Mapp is the chief deputy court administrator for the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas’ Civil Trial Division. He received his B.A. in criminal justice from Temple University in 1986. In 2008, Mr. Mapp became a fellow and a certified court executive of the National Center for State Court’s Institute for Court Management (ICM), having successfully completed the rigorous requirements of ICM’s Court Executive Development Program. While attending Temple University, Mr. Mapp launched his career in court administration as a civil case processor with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He worked directly with the federal judiciary, serving as deputy clerk to former Chief Judge Edward N. Cahn and the late Judges Marvin Katz and Robert S. Gawthrop, III. In 1995, Mr. Mapp joined the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas as a civil case manager within the Day Forward Program. In 1997, he was promoted to deputy court administrator for the Trial Division—Civil. In March 2011, he was promoted to chief deputy court administrator for First Judicial District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Mapp currently serves as the co-chair of the First Judicial District’s Civil Electronic Filing Committee, he is the chair of the First Judicial District’s Leadership Council, and he is the Trial Division’s Equal Employment Opportunity Officer. Mr. Mapp serves as the Pennsylvania Representative on the Advisory Board of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Court Management and he is a member of the National and Pennsylvania Associations of Court Management. Mr. Mapp has served two terms on the Board of Directors for the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Volunteers for the Indigent Program (2002–2008), and he has served as a member of the Advisory Board for the Barrister’s Association of Philadelphia (1998–2001). Mr. Mapp has received several prestigious awards for his service and leadership from the court and from professional associations.