About Jon


Jon is a proud Summit County resident.  He was born in Akron, and he resides in Akron with his wife, Megan, and two daughters, Charlotte and Nora.

Jon’s experience as an attorney and magistrate has provided him with an invaluable understanding of an individual’s perception of the legal process.  Jon has represented clients in various administrative agencies, municipal courts, county courts, appellate courts, and federal courts throughout Ohio, including the Supreme Court of Ohio.  Our community deserves to have a judge with Jon’s extensive experience as an attorney and magistrate.

POSITION SOUGHT
Akron Municipal Court Judge

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
MAGISTRATE / JUDICIAL ATTORNEY
Summit County Probate Court, 2013 to present

PART-TIME MAGISTRATE
Akron Municipal Court, 2012 to 2013

PRIVATE PRACTICE ATTORNEY
Oldham Kramer fka Oldham & Dowling, 2002 to 2013

EDUCATION
The University of Akron School of Law
Juris Doctor

Ohio University
Bachelor of Science, cum laude

Walsh Jesuit High School

COMMUNITY / PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND AWARDS

Harold K. Stubbs Humanitarian Award
National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) Outstanding Eagle Scout Award.”Community Health Center Foundation Board of Trustees"
Great Trail Council of the Boy Scouts of America
Victim Assistance Program Board of Trustees
Oriana House Advisory Committee
Eagle Scout, the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouts of America.
Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce, 2002 to 2013
“30 for the Future” award recipient, 2012
Super Lawyers – Rising Star, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 - A peer and achievement based review by Law and Politics Magazine.  Rising Stars are Ohio’s best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for ten years or less, representing the top 2.5% of Ohio lawyers.
Past Unforgotten  – Outstanding Community Service Award, 2014
Akron Bar Association Board of Trustees
Akron Bar Association Law Week Committee Chair
Akron Bar Foundation Fellow
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Committee Member
Andrea Rose Teodosio Foundation
Jewish Community Board of Akron (JCBA), Committee Member
Fairlawn Chamber of Commerce
Scanlon Inn of Court, 2002 to 2019
Community Legal Aid, Open M Clinic, Volunteer Attorney, 2006 to 2011
Mentor attorney for the summer internship program offered by the Law and Leadership Institute, LLC, 2010, 2011 and 2018.
NAACP Life Member
Ohio State Bar Association Member
Summit County Democratic Party Member
Former Magister of the Rosen Inn Chapter of Phi Delta Phi (The International Legal Honor Society).