Michael Jackson

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Michael E. Jackson
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Current Court Information:
Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Ohio
Title:   Judge
Position:   General Division
Service:
Active:   1/3/2013-1/2/2019
Preceded by:   Ronald Suster
Past position:   Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Past term:   2006-2012
Past position 2:   Of Counsel/Partner, Schwarzwald, McNair & Fusco, LLP
Past term 2:   1993-2006
Personal History
Born:   7/29/1944
Party:   Democratic
Undergraduate:   Ohio University, 1966
Law School:   IIT/Chicago Kent College of Law, 1975
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas
State:  Ohio
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  No
Primary date:  March 6, 2012
Primary vote:  40.5%ApprovedA
Election date:  November 6, 2012
Election vote:  53.28%ApprovedA

Michael E. Jackson is a judge on the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas General Division in Cleveland, Ohio. He was elected to the court in November 2012 to a full six-year term, which commenced on January 3, 2013 and expires on January 2, 2019.[1][2]

Education

Jackson received his undergraduate degree from Ohio University in 1966 and his J.D. from IIT/Chicago Kent College of Law in 1975.[3][4]

Career

  • 2013-2019: Judge, Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Ohio
  • 2006-2012: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
  • 1993-2006: Of Counsel/Partner, Schwarzwald, McNair & Fusco, LLP
  • 1990-1992: Attorney, Solo practice
  • 1985-1990: Partner, Tucker, Ellis & West, LLP
  • 1980-1985: General Counsel, Towner Petroleum Co.
  • 1976-1980: Attorney, East Ohio Gas Co.
  • 1976: Admitted to the Ohio Bar[4]

Awards and associations

  • Former president and trustee, Shaker Heights Democratic Club
  • Former Democratic precinct leader, Shaker Heights
  • Executive Committee member, Cuyahoga County
  • Cuyahoga County Coordinator, Vets4Kerry[3]

2012 election

Jackson defeated John F. Corrigan, Terease Neff and Emanuella Groves in the Democratic primary on March 6, winning 40.54% of the vote. He defeated Marilyn B. Cassidy in the general election on November 6, winning 53.28% of the vote.[1][5]

See also: Ohio judicial elections, 2012 - Courts of Common Pleas

Cleveland bar association ratings

According to the compiled results at Judge4Yourself.com, Jackson received a rating of 3.5 out of 4 by local Cleveland bar associations. Those break down as:

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

Endorsements

Jackson was endorsed by The Plain Dealer. To read the endorsement, visit: The Plain Dealer, "Plain Dealer endorses Michael Jackson, Keith E. Belkin and Steve Gall in Democratic primaries for Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court," February 11, 2012.

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References

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