Adjunct Professor of Law
Charles “Chip” Becker is an attorney at Kline & Specter, P.C., where he represents plaintiffs in personal injury matters and has primary responsibility for the firm’s post-trial and appellate practice.
In December 2022, Mr. Becker was appointed by Governor Wolf to serve as a member of the Pennsylvania Court of Judicial Discipline. Mr. Becker also serves as a member of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s Commission on Judicial Independence. He previously served on the Supreme Court’s Tricentennial Commission and its Appellate Courts Procedural Rules Committee. He serves on the adjunct faculty at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, where he teaches state constitutional law and formerly taught appellate advocacy.
Mr. Becker also is a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, past president of the Third Circuit Bar Association, past chair of the Appellate Courts Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association, and current board member of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association. A graduate of Williams College and Yale Law School, Mr. Becker served as a law clerk for Judge Sandra Lynch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.