Judge Parker's Staff
Bailiff, Thomas McLaughlin330.643.8301 E-Mail
Judicial Attorney, Carrie Roush 330.643.2026 E-Mail
Judicial Assistant, Jaclyn Darrah330.643.2628 E-mail
The Honorable Tom Parker
Judge Tom Parker was elected to the Summit County Court of Common Pleas in 2008 for the term commencing May 1, 2009. Previously, Judge Parker was elected to the Akron Board of Education where he served from 1990 through 1993.
From 1979 through early 2002, Judge Parker engaged in private practice at the firm of Roetzel & Andress LPA, in Akron. From 2002 until taking the bench, he was a partner in the firm of Parker, Leiby, Hanna & Rasnick LLC, also in Akron. During his nearly thirty years in private practice, Judge Parker represented clients in civil, criminal and domestic relations matters. He specialized in product liability issues and represented clients in numerous complex multi-party actions. His cases were in the courts of twenty states. Judge Parker is a member of the Bars of the State of Ohio, The Supreme Court of the United States and of several federal courts.
Judge Parker is a graduate of Leadership Akron and has served in the Akron and Summit County community in various volunteer capacities since moving to Akron in 1979. He is married and the father of six children.