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Belmont County Judge Trades One Bench for Another

Image of Belmont County Court Northern Division Judge Frank A. Fregiato

Belmont County Court Northern Division Judge Frank A. Fregiato.

Image of Belmont County Court Northern Division Judge Frank A. Fregiato

Belmont County Court Northern Division Judge Frank A. Fregiato.

Belmont County Court Northern Division Judge Frank A. Fregiato will move to the county’s common pleas bench on August 12 after his appointment today by Gov. John R. Kasich.

Judge Fregiato replaces retired Judge Jennifer L. Sargus. Judge Fregiato must run in the November 2014 general election to serve a full six-year term that begins February 9, 2015.

Judge Fregiato received his bachelor’s and law degrees from The Ohio State University. He was admitted to the Ohio bar on November 4, 1977. Since 1995, he has served as special counsel to the Ohio Attorney General.

Fregiato has been involved with the Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce, the St. Clairsville Rotary Club, St. Mary’s Church, and various other community organizations. He and his wife, Cynthia, have two children.

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