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Magistrate Mary Ann Mendlik

Magistrate Mary Ann Mendlik is a native of Cleveland and graduated from Trinity High School in Garfield Heights in 1989. Following graduation, she attended Ashland University and graduated magna cum laude in December 1992 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.

She interned at the Public Defender’s Office in Washington D.C. as an investigator in the Spring of 1993 before entering Cleveland-Marshall College of Law that Fall.

While there, she worked for the Ohio Public Defender Commission in the Juvenile Representation Project where she assisted a staff attorney in gathering information from juveniles who were incarcerated at Department of Youth Services facilities.

She graduated from Cleveland-Marshall and received her Juris Doctor in 1996. Upon passing the Bar exam, she opened her own practice in Cleveland which consisted of taking court appointments for indigent clients in criminal matters in various courts, taking Guardian ad Litem appointments in the Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court, as well as civil and probate matters.

She moved to Copley in 2001 and continued to represent indigent criminal clients with the Legal Defender’s Office in Akron.  She remained at the Legal Defender’s Office until joining the Court in March 2003 as a Judicial Attorney, which remains her primary function at the Court. Her versatile legal background allows her to preside as a Magistrate in Delinquency, Dependency and Neglect and Power of Attorney hearings at the Court.

Magistrate Mendlik married her husband, Jason, in 2002. The couple lives in Copley.

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