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Kasich Announces Appointment to Barberton Municipal Court

COLUMBUS - Today Governor John R. Kasich announced the appointment of Jill Flagg Lanzinger of Akron (Summit Co.) to serve as a judge on the Barberton Municipal Court. Flagg Lanzinger will assume office on February 19, 2015, and must run in November 2015 to retain the seat for the remainder of the unexpired term, which ends December 31, 2017. Flagg Lanzinger is replacing Judge Todd M. McKenney, who has been elected to the Summit County Court of Common Pleas, General Division.

Flagg Lanzinger received her bachelor of arts from Heidelberg College, attended Trial Lawyers College and received her juris doctorate from the University of Akron School of Law. Previous experience includes serving as the substitute magistrate for the City of Akron, wor k with Hoover & Gialluca, LLC and starting her own law practice, the Law Offices of Jill R. Flagg.

She is a member of the Ohio and Akron Bar Associations and a guardian ad litem in the Summit County Juvenile Court. She is also a member of the Portage Lake Kiwanis and the Portage Lake Running Club.