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Misconduct Report: November 2014

Harry J. Jacob, III

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Harry J. Jacob, III
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Current Court Information:
Bedford Municipal Court, Ohio
Title:   Former judge
Service:
Active:   2010-2014
Past position:   Attorney in private practice
Past term:   1981-2009
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Kent State University, 1978
Law School:   Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 1981

Harry J. Jacob, III was a judge for the Bedford Municipal Court in Ohio. He was elected in November 2009 to a term commencing on January 1, 2010.[1] He retired from the court on October 8, 2014, citing health reasons for his retirement.[2]

Jacob was found guilty in September 2014 for charges including falsifying court records and having sex with prostitutes. He was found not guilty on felony charges involving corruption.[3]

Education

Jacob received his undergraduate degree from Kent State University in 1978 and his J.D. degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 1981.[1]

Career

Prior to joining the court, Jacob spent his legal career in private practice.[1]

Awards and associations

  • Member, Cuyahoga County Bar Association Grievance Committee
  • Chairman, Cuyahoga County Bar Association Ethics Committee
  • Chairman, Cuyahoga County Bar Association Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee
  • Parish council, St. Rita Catholic Church
  • Former officer, Knights of Columbus
  • 1988-2009: Member, Solon Civil Service Commission [1]

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References

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