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Magistrate Amber Crowe

Magistrate Amber Crowe was born and raised in Northeast, Ohio, and is a dedicated public servant who has a diverse history serving this area. Magistrate Crowe has served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Sherri Bevan Walsh, ran a successful private practice focusing on the areas of criminal defense and family law, mediated numerous cases involving visitation, custody, and child support issues, and has served as a guardian ad litem for the youth of Summit County who needed a voice in the courtroom.

Over the course of several years, Magistrate Crowe has spent a great deal of time training and becoming educated in the areas of criminal law and child advocacy, with a specialized focus on human trafficking. During her time in private practice, Magistrate Crowe had the honor of serving as guardian ad litem on the specialized Restore Court docket at the Summit County Juvenile Court, where she provided support and advocacy for children identified as victims of, or at high risk for victimization of, human trafficking.

Prior to joining the Summit County Juvenile Court, Amber was a Magistrate and Judicial Attorney for Akron Municipal Court Judge Nicole Walker. At the Akron Municipal Court, Magistrate Crowe was responsible for managing Judge Walker’s civil docket and for serving on the bench in civil and criminal matters including preliminary hearings, arraignments, pre-trials, and sentencing hearings at the Judge’s direction. While with the Akron Municipal Court Magistrate Crowe became part of the Advisory Committee for Judge Walker’s ARCH Court, which is a specialized docket for OVI offenders that has received certification from the Ohio Supreme Court’s Commission on Specialized Dockets. The ARCH Court Advisory Committee is one of two specialized docket committees on which Magistrate Crowe currently serves.

In September of 2021, Magistrate Crowe joined the Summit County Juvenile Court under the leadership of Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio. In her role with the Summit County Juvenile Court, Magistrate Crowe is responsible for the management of an entire docket which includes delinquency matters, juvenile traffic matters, petitions for juvenile civil protection orders, and for providing oversight for youth on both traditional and offender specific probation. Magistrate Crowe also presides over cases being litigated by the Summit County Prosecutor’s Office on behalf of Summit County Children Services where concerns have been brought to the attention of the court regarding the welfare of a child.

Amber believes it is of the utmost importance to give back to the community by maintaining an active role in local organizations. Currently, Magistrate Crowe is a member of the Ohio Bar Association, the Lorain County Bar Association, the Medina County Bar Association, the Wayne County Bar Association, and the Akron Bar Association. Additionally, she serves on the boards of directors for both the Hope Meadows Foundation and the Akron Bar Alumni Association.

In 2021, Magistrate Crowe received the honor of being named one of the Greater Akron Chamber’s 30 for the Future Award recipients.

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