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Kasich Announces Appointment to Cleveland Municipal Court

COLUMBUS – Today Governor John R. Kasich announced the appointment of Janet Rath Colaluca of Cleveland (Cuyahoga Co.) to serve as a judge on the Cleveland Municipal Court. Colaluca is expected to assume the bench April 29, 2016, and must run in November 2017 to retain the seat for a full term commencing January 2, 2018. Colaluca is replacing Judge Angela R. Stokes, who retired.

Colaluca received her bachelor’s degree from John Carroll University and her juris doctorate from the Cleveland Marshall College of Law. Colaluca has served as magistrate for the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas since January 2015.

Colaluca is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar and the Ohio Judicial College.