There’s now officially a race for Mercer County Common Pleas Court Judge and, like the other announced candidate, Pete Acker  comes with a legal pedigree.

Acker, 57, of Mercer, is from a long line of legal eagles that include the late Judge Albert Acker, who served the Mercer County bench for nearly 24 years. His great-grandfather, William Acker, practiced law in Washington, D.C. and three brothers are lawyers.


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