Amy J. Ceraso

Amy J. Ceraso is the Director of Information Technology for the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC).  Ms. Ceraso holds a bachelor’s degree from Simmons College and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.  Following graduation from law school, Ms. Ceraso served as an Allocatur Clerk to Justice Stephen A. Zappala of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.   She was hired by the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts in 1987 as the Staff Attorney to the newly formed Judicial Automation project and served in that capacity for several years.  Ms. Ceraso was appointed as Deputy Prothonotary for the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s Western District in 1995 but soon returned to the Administrative Office in 2000 to manage the Judicial Automation Department (now Information Technology).  Ms. Ceraso has been instrumental in leading the development and implementation of several statewide case management systems for the courts in the Commonwealth, including the PACMS, the appellate court system and the CPCMS, the trial level criminal, dependency and delinquency system.  She manages a staff of 270 in four locations.