Sara Lioi

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Sara Lioi
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Title:   Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   3/14/2007 - Present
Preceded by:   Lesley Wells
Personal History
Born:   1960
Hometown:   Canton, OH
Undergraduate:   Bowling Green State U., B.A., 1983
Law School:   The Ohio State U. College of Law, J.D., 1987



Sara Elizabeth Lioi is an Article III Federal Judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. She joined the Court in 2007 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

Early life and education

Born in Canton, Ohio, Lioi graduated from Bowling Green State University in 1983 with her bachelor's degree and received a Juris Doctor degree from The Ohio State University Law School in 1987.[1]

Professional career

Lioi was a private practice attorney in Canton, Ohio from 1987 to 1997 before being elected to serve as Judge of the Stark County, Ohio Court of Common Pleas from 1997 to 2007.[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Ohio

On the recommendation of Senator George Vonovich, Lioi was nominated to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio by President George W. Bush on January 9, 2007 to a seat vacated by Lesley Wells as Wells assumed senior status. Lioi was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 8, 2007 and received commission on March 14, 2007.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Lesley Wells
Northern District of Ohio
2007–Current
Succeeded by:
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