A Philadelphia judge who used his judicial secretary to help run his landlord business will be suspended for four months without pay following a state Court of Judicial Discipline sanctions hearing Wednesday, according to counsel in the case.

The sanction given to Philadelphia Common Pleas Judge Willis W. Berry satisfied both lawyers in the case: Berry’s counsel Samuel C. Stretton, a West Chester, Pa., solo practitioner, and Daniel Reimer, assistant counsel with the Judicial Conduct Board, the state’s prosecutorial body in judicial misconduct cases.

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