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Mary Margaret Rowlands

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Mary Margaret Rowlands
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Current Court Information:
Summit County Court of Common Pleas, Ohio
Title:   Judge
Position:   General Division
Service:
Active:   2009-2021
Past position:   Partner, Whitaker and Rowlands Co., LPA, Akron, Ohio
Past position 2:   Chief legal counsel, Summit County Fiscal Office
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Youngstown State University
Law School:   University of Akron
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Summit County Court of Common Pleas
Position:  Term commencing 1/6/2015
State:  Ohio
Election information 2014:
Party:   Democratic
Incumbent:  Yes
Primary date:  5/6/2014
Primary vote:  100%ApprovedA
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  54.1%ApprovedA

Mary Margaret Rowlands is a judge on the Summit County Court of Common Pleas General Division in Akron, Ohio. She was first elected to the court in November 2008 for a full six-year term.[1][2][3] Rowlands ran for re-election to the Summit County Court of Common Pleas General Division in 2014, winning a new term that expires on January 5, 2021.[4]

Elections

2014

See also: Ohio judicial elections, 2014
Rowlands ran for re-election to the Summit County Court of Common Pleas General Division.

General: She defeated Beth Whitmore in the general election on November 4, 2014, receiving 54.1% of the vote.[5][6][7]
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Education

Rowlands received her undergraduate degree from Youngstown State University and her J.D. from the University of Akron School of Law.[1]

Career

Before joining the court, Rowlands was a partner at her law firm of Whitaker and Rowlands Co., LPA in Akron, Ohio, with a focus on civil and criminal law. She has also served as the chief legal counsel for the Summit County Fiscal Office in 2005.[1]

Awards and associations

  • Member, Board of Trustees of the Akron Bar Association
  • Member, Akron Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio Bar Association
  • Charter Member, Charles F. Scanlon Chapter of the American Inns of Court[1]

See also

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References

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