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Chief Magistrate Rob McCarty

Rob McCarty was appointed as a Magistrate of the Summit Court Juvenile Court in December 2004. As Magistrate, he primarily hears cases involving abused and neglected children, legal custody, delinquency, and child support.

From 1990 to 2004, Magistrate McCarty was engaged in the private practice of law at the firm of Mentzer, Vuillemin and Mygrant, where he focused on juvenile, domestic relations, and probate law and served extensively as guardian ad litem for children and adults. Magistrate McCarty served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the Summit County Child Support Enforcement Agency from 1989 to 1990, and he was the Legal Advisor to the City of Akron Department of Planning and Urban Development from 1987 to 1989.

Magistrate McCarty now serves on various Akron Bar Association committees, and he has coordinated the Summit County Juvenile Court’s continuing legal education seminars since 2005.

Magistrate McCarty is a former board member of Catholic Social Services of Summit County and Summit Housing Development Corporation of the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, and he is a former Parish Pastoral Council member at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, where he also assisted in coaching the students’ cross country and track teams.

Magistrate McCarty is an accomplished triathlete and nationally ranked mid-distance runner. He won two national age group championships in the 2013 National Senior Games. His finishes in the 800 and 1500 meter races remain in the top 10 fastest age group finishes in National Senior Games history.

Magistrate McCarty is a native of Akron, a graduate of Walsh Jesuit High School, and he earned his English and Law degrees from the University of Akron.

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