Honorable Alita A. Rovito

Justice Center, Courtroom 16
201 West Market Street
West Chester, PA 19380-0989
610-344-4494 

Judicial Secretary: Beth Boone
Law Clerk: Lauren Fisher

Judge Rovito joined the Chester County Court of Common Pleas in January 2022. She is currently hearing both family and criminal cases. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in philosophy, with distinction from the Pennsylvania State University Scheyers Honor College in 1984 and Juris Doctor from the Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University in 1987. Prior to her election, she was a sole practitioner in West Chester when, in January 2009, she opened Rovito Law LLC. Her practice was concentrated in all aspects of family law. Judge Rovito also acted as a mediator, arbitrator and a parenting coordinator, both prior to the new rules and after. Prior to opening her own practice, Judge Rovito served as a Family Court Hearing Officer in Chester County for almost 15 years. She presided over thousands of custody conciliations and record support, divorce, and complex equitable distribution hearings. Judge Rovito has also acted as the Juvenile Hearing Officer in both dependency and delinquency matters. After a brief period of time as in-house counsel for a Fort Washington business, Judge Rovito joined the Chester County District Attorney’s Office in 1988, where she assisted with the establishment of the Child Abuse Unit and was the managing attorney of the unit until she left in 1994 to join the Hearing Officers’ Unit. She is a member of the Chester County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations. Judge Rovito became a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in June 2018.