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Eileen T. Gallagher

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Eileen T. Gallagher
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Current Court Information:
Ohio Eighth District Court of Appeals
Title:   Judge
Position:   Term commencing 1/3/2013
Salary:  $
Active:   2013-2019
Past position:   Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge
Past term:   2005-2012
Personal History
Hometown:   Ohio
Party:   Democratic
Undergraduate:   St. Vincent Charity Hospital School of Nursing
Law School:   Cleveland-Marshall School of Law
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  Eighth District Court of Appeals
State:  Ohio
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  No
Primary date:  3/6/2012
Primary vote:  88%ApprovedA
Election date:  11/6/2012
Election vote:  100%ApprovedA

Eileen T. Gallagher is a judge on the Eighth District Court of Appeals in Ohio. She was elected to the court in 2012 and her term expires in 2019.[1]


Gallagher received her undergraduate degree from Ursuline College and her J.D. from Cleveland Marshall School of Law. [2]


Prior to becoming a judge, Gallagher worked in private practice, served as a staff attorney on the Court of Common Pleas, a magistrate for the Foreclosure Department of the court, and as assistant prosecutor in Cuyahoga County. Gallagher joined the Court of Common Pleas in 2005 and served in that position until joining the Eighth District Court of Appeals in 2013.[2]



Gallagher was elected to the Ohio Eighth District Court of Appeals. She defeated Joseph Compoli in the Democratic primary election on March 6, winning 88.03 percent of the vote. Gallagher was elected to the court after running unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

See also: Ohio judicial elections, 2012

Cleveland bar association ratings

According to the compiled results at, Gallagher received a rating of 2.25 out of 4 by local Cleveland bar associations. Those break down as:

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association: Adequate
  • Cuyahoga Criminal Defense Lawyers Association: Good
  • Norman S. Minor Bar Association: Adequate
  • Ohio Women's Bar Association: Adequate[6]


Gallagher was endorsed by The Plain Dealer. Read the endorsement at The Plain Dealer, "Plain Dealer endorses Eileen T. Gallagher and Peter M. Sikora in Democratic primary for 8th Ohio District Court of Appeals," February 11, 2012

2010 election

Gallagher was re-elected after running unopposed.[7]

See also: Ohio Court of Common Pleas judicial elections, 2010 (A-H)

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