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Magistrate Lee Ann Schaffer

Magistrate Lee Ann Schaffer grew up in Barberton and graduated from Barberton High School. She received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Akron in 1986, graduating summa cum laude from the College of Business. She entered the university's School of Law the next year and received her Juris Doctorate as a cum laude graduate in 1990.

Magistrate Schaffer began her legal career with the law firm of Roetzel & Andress in 1990. She entered general practice in 1993, and accepted a position as a Prosecutor for the City of Stow in 1998. She was elected as the Mayor of Stow in 2000 and served one term before entering private practice in 2004. She remained in private practice until 2016, when she was hired by the Summit County Fiscal Office. While in private practice, Magistrate Schaffer was a familiar face at the Juvenile Court, eventually serving as Counsel for participants in the Court's Family Reunification Through Recovery Court Program.

Magistrate Schaffer came to Summit County Juvenile Court in 2017. She hears cases involving abused/neglected/dependent children, and delinquency.

Magistrate Schaffer is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, and the Ohio Association of Magistrates. She continues to reside in Summit County.

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