Todd Stephens is a lifelong resident of Horsham Township where he lives with his wife Nicole and their two sons, Will and Ben. He is a graduate of Hatboro-Horsham High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in Government from Shippensburg University. Then, while working full-time in the Montgomery County Prothontotary’s Office, Todd worked two part-time jobs while attending law school in the evenings at the Widener University School of Law.
After graduating law school, Todd served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office where he would serve as the Captain of the Sex Crimes Unit, C.L.E.A.N. Team, Firearms and Major Crimes Units. Todd also was appointed as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Philadelphia U.S. Attorney’s Office where he was assigned to the Firearms Unit and focused on prosecuting Montgomery County’s most violent gun offenders in federal court. In almost 10 years as a prosecutor Todd achieved a 99 percent conviction rate handling over 1500 cases including 18 homicides.
Outside the courtroom, Todd served on the Horsham Planning Commission when Horsham was named the “15th Best Place to Live in America” by CNN/Money Magazine. He also served on the Reuse Subcommittee of the Horsham Land Reuse Authority for the Willow Grove Naval Air Station, and led the fight to ensure Willow Grove will never become a civilian or commercial airport.
Elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2010, Todd is currently serving his third term and serves on the Judiciary, Insurance, Consumer Affairs and Children and Youth Committees. He also Chairs the Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Courts and has been tasked with leading the impeachment investigation of Attorney General Kathleen Kane.
Since he was first elected, Todd has established himself as an effective, independent voice in Harrisburg working with members of both parties on critical issues affecting the Commonwealth and our community.