Our Experienced and Dedicated
Judge We Need Right Now.

“It has been an honor serving the community and I hope to continue my work ensuring fairness in the court, equal justice for all and protecting our children and community from criminals.”

– Judge Jill Flagg Lanzinger

THE JUDGE

WE’LL NEED

Our Experienced and Dedicated
Judge We Need Right Now.

“It has been an honor serving the community and I hope to continue my work ensuring fairness in the court, equal justice for all and protecting our children and community from criminals.”

– Judge Jill Flagg Lanzinger

HOLDING CRIMINALS

ACCOUNTABLE

Our Experienced and Dedicated
Judge We Need Right Now.

“It has been an honor serving the community and I hope to continue my work ensuring fairness in the court, equal justice for all and protecting our children and community from criminals.”

– Judge Jill Flagg Lanzinger

OVER 14 YEARS

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

AN ADVOCATE

FOR OUR COMMUNITY

EXPERIENCE

WE CAN TRUST

MEET JILL

Mother, Wife and Tireless Worker for our Community

Judge Jill Flagg Lanzinger was born, raised, and educated in Northern Ohio.  Judge Lanzinger is the only person from her immediate and extended family to graduate from college.  Judge Lanzinger’s parents are life-long factory workers.  In 2001, Judge Jill Flagg Lanzinger married her husband William Lanzinger.   Dr. William Lanzinger later finished medical school and currently serves as the Head of Hand Surgery at Akron General Hospital.  The couple lives in Green, Ohio with their three children.   She and her husband are very active in the community.  Judge Lanzinger serves on two boards for charitable organizations including the Portage Lakes Advisory Council and the Polar Bear Club.  

The Lanzinger’s son was diagnosed with high functioning autism in early childhood.  This diagnosis prompted passionate advocacy for children with disabilities and children’s rights. Judge Lanzinger argued before the Ohio Supreme Court for the rights of sexually abused children.   Judge Lanzinger was a guardian at litem in juvenile court advocating for the rights of abused and neglected children. As an attorney, Judge Lanzinger represented children who were abused in facilities. Dr. Lanzinger is the Chairperson of the Board of the Autism Society of Greater Akron.

OVER 16 YEARS
OF LEGAL EXPERIENCE

IN OUR COMMUNITY

Judge Lanzinger’s judicial experience pre-dates her judgeship at the Summit County Common Pleas Court.  She has served as the Barberton Municipal Court Judge.  While serving as the Barberton Municipal Court Judge, Judge Lanzinger founded the Barberton Municipal Drug Court.  The Drug Court program provides drug users with intense monitoring and treatment.  Judge Lanzinger served as a Magistrate in the Akron Municipal Court.  Judge Lanzinger acted as a Judicial Law Clerk in the Akron Municipal Court.  

Prior to her judicial experience, Judge Lanzinger worked at the Stark County Prosecutor’s Office and the Seneca County Public Defender’s Office.  Judge Lanzinger graduated with honors from every school she attended including Heidelberg University and the University of Akron School of Law.  Judge Lanzinger has a degree in psychology and political science.  This well-rounded experience makes Judge Lanzinger a fair and compassionate judge. 

Judge Lanzinger has a reputation for treating all parties who enter her courtroom with respect.  Judge Lanzinger is working hard to address the heroin and drug epidemic in Summit County.  In addition, Judge Lanzinger uses technology in her courtroom.  She utilizes Facetime and Skype for parties, witnesses, and victims to be present for important hearings and trials.  This ensures that parties that live far away from the courthouse may resolve cases and get justice.  Judge Lanzinger strives for continual improvement of the Summit County Common Pleas Court.

JUDGE JILL FLAGG LANZINGER

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