Judge Amy Corrigall Jones' Staff
Bailiff, Maria Williams330.643.2228 E-mail
Judicial Attorney, Colleen Petrello330.643.2227 E-mail
Judicial Assistant, Tamara Keefer330.643.8534 E-mail
THE HONORABLE AMY CORRIGALL JONES
Judge Amy Corrigall Jones was elected to a full term to the Common Pleas Court in November 2012. Judge Jones is also the presiding Judge of the Summit County Valor Court, a specialized docket serving those who have served our country. Judge Jones created the Summit County Valor Court in order to provide increased management to veterans and active duty military personnel in the criminal Justice system who may be eligible for benefits and services from the Veterans Administration.
Judge Amy Corrigall Jones graduated Summa Cum Laude from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She received her Juris Doctorate Degree from The University of Akron School of Law and was thereafter admitted to the Ohio Bar and the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio. Judge Jones began her legal career in the private sector and her practice involved primarily civil litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels. She handled cases throughout the State of Ohio and across the Country in both State and Federal Courts.
In 2006, Judge Jones entered into private practice and represented clients involving both criminal defense matters and personal injury litigation. She also represented individuals in both Domestic Relations Court and Probate Court. Some of her most rewarding work was spent serving as a Guardian Ad Litem for children, an Advocate for the mentally ill and as a Guardian for incompetent adults.
Judge Jones has been active in the community as a board member of the Public Defender's Commission and as President/Board Member of Akron's Dapper Dan Charity. In 2010-2011, she served as an Assistant Basketball Coach at Archbishop Hoban High School. She currently volunteers her time as a youth basketball coach and coaches the Mock Trial Team at her Alma Mater, St. Vincent-St. Mary High School.
She is a member of various other organizations including the Akron Bar Association and the League of Women Voters.