Joseph F. Russo


Office: Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas – General Division

Political Party Affiliation: Democrat

Age: 58

Residence: Olmsted Township, OH

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Occupation: Attorney

Education: J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Work Experience: General Practice since 2013, Judge from 1998-2012, Assistant County Prosecutor from 1987-1998

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(1) List your judicial experience (courts and years)
Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court , 14 years 7 of the 14 years I served as Administrative Judge 3 of the 14 years I served as Presiding Judge of Drug Court

(2) What about your non-judicial legal experience qualifies you to be a judge?
Prior to becoming a judge I served as an Assistant County Prosecutor for Cuyahoga County. I have extensive trial experience and have tried numerous serious felony cases including murder and rape.

(3) Why are you running for this particular court seat?
To continue reforms in the Court system and to continue to elevate the public’s trust in the Judicial System.