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John Adams
Education

BS, Shippensburg University; JD, New England Law | Boston

Hometown

Reading, Pennsylvania

Employer

County of Berks, Pennsylvania

John Adams

Class of 1990

jadams@countyofberks.com

Biography

John Adams is the district attorney in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Previously, Adams was an associate attorney at Rhoda, Stoudt & Bradley in Reading, Pennsylvania; an assistant district attorney in Berks County; and a partner in the law firm of Linton, Distasio, Adams & Edwards, P.C.

Adams has received awards for his dedication and service to the justice system and to his community, including the Berks County Pretrial Services President’s Award and the W. Richard Eshelman Award from the Berks County Prison Society. He has served as chairman of the Criminal Division of the Berks County Bar Association and is currently co-chair.