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Lake County, Ohio - Common Pleas Court General Division

Biographical

    Welcome to Lake County, Ohio - Judge O'Donnell

         Employment

     

    Lake County Common Pleas, General Division, judge since 2015

     

    Lake County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

     

         Chief Assistant, Civil Division 2011-2014

     

         Special Lake County Prosecuting Attorney 1991-2011

     

         Assistant Prosecuting Attorney 1989-1991

     

    Practicing Attorney

     

         John P. O’Donnell, LLC 2008-2014

     

         Lyons & O’Donnell Co., LPA 1996-2008

     

         Gibson, Harkins & Brelo Co., LPA 1991-1996

     

    City of Willowick

     

         Ward 3 Councilman 2013-2014

     

         Director of Law 2005-2011

     

         Ward 3 Councilman 1994-2005

     

    Grand River Village, Prosecutor 2004-2008

     

    Lake County ADAMHS Board, Legal Counsel 1995-2011

     

    Cuyahoga County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Assistant Prosecutor 1988

     

    Lake County Public Defender’s Office, Assistant Public Defender 1987-1988

     

         Licenses & Certifications

     

    Attorney & Counselor at Law, State of Ohio 1987

     

    Admitted, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio 1998

     

    Admitted, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit 2000

     

    Admitted, U.S. Supreme Court 2014

     

         Education

     

    Juris Doctor degree, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1987

     

    Bachelor of Arts degree, John Carroll University, 1984

     

         Memberships (Professional)

     

    Lake County Bar Association

     

    Ohio State Bar Association


    Judge John O'Donnell