At an early age, Marianne learned a strong work ethic, self discipline and the value of customer service working at her family’s business, Eddie’s Grill.

Today, Marianne is the current Presiding Judge of the Common Pleas Court.  She presides over our most serious felony criminal cases, civil suits, domestic relations, and various administrative appeals.

Prior to you placing your trust in Marianne to serve as Judge, Marianne served as a Magistrate, court administrator and staff attorney at the same Court where she presides today.  This past experience with the Court provided a seamless transition as Marianne continues to serve you.


Marianne is an active member of our community, serving on the boards of numerous community service organizations past and present.

Her dedication to the Community includes her roles as Former President of the Ashtabula County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board; Past Trustee of the Ashtabula County District Library Board; Kent State Ashtabula Advisory Council; Ashtabula LEADERship Board of Directors; and University Hospital Systems of Geneva – Community Christmas Card.

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University of Akron School of Law, J.D.
John Carroll University B.A., M.Ed.

The Supreme Court of Ohio has certified Marianne’s Specialized Docket Program, helping our citizens, including Veterans, with mental health issues.  Initial certification was given in May of 2017, with re-certification until December of 2022.

Marianne provides training to professionals regarding specialized docket courts and court related topics.  She is a frequent guest speaker at a variety of local schools, including commencement addresses at Kent State University at Ashtabula and St. John School. She also meets with area elementary and high school students to introduce them to the court system and discuss skills necessary to succeed in the job market.

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