Governor Picks New Lorain County Common Pleas Court Judge
Next month, a magistrate will become a judge on the Lorain County Common Pleas Court bench.
Gov. John Kasich appointed Michele Silva Arredondo to fill the seat left by Judge James M. Burge, who resigned. Arredondo must win in the November 2016 election to retain her seat for the remainder of the unexpired term, which ends on Jan. 4, 2019.
Arredondo received her bachelor’s degree from Miami University and her law degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. She has served as a magistrate on the Lorain County Common Pleas Court since 1999. She has also served as an assistant attorney for the Lorain County Prosecutor’s Office and in private practice. Arredondo was admitted to the practice of law in Ohio on Nov. 6, 1981.