Frank Forchione

Office: For Judge of the Stark County Court of Common Pleas, General Division
Term Beginning 1/4/2021

Age: 59

Residence: Canton


Occupation: Judge

Education:  JD University of Akron, BA from Kent State in Economics

Work Experience: Canton City Prosecutor, Private Practice

Family: Married



Bar Association Ratings: 

(1) List your judicial experience (courts and years)
I am completing my second full six year term on the Stark County bench.

(2) What about your non-judicial legal experience qualifies you to be a judge?
I practiced for over 20 years. I was the Canton City Prosecutor for over 14 years. I also had a private practice in Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Domestic Relations.

(3) Why are you running for this particular court seat?
I would like to continue my work on the Opioid epidemic. We need to save lives. Approximately six years ago I formed the Stop Heroin From Killing Committee to combat the Opioid problem. Since that time we have offered free symposiums, run radio ads, hosted high school billboard contests and developed a power point presentation to get our message to the public.