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Kasich Announces Appointment to Crawford County Municipal Court

COLUMBUS - Today Governor John R. Kasich announced the appointment of Shane M. Leuthold of Bucyrus (Crawford Co.) to serve as a judge on the Crawford County Municipal Court. Leuthold will assume office on March 30, 2015, and must run in November 2015 to retain the seat for the remainder of the unexpired term, which ends December 31, 2019. Leuthold is replacing Judge Sean E. Leuthold, who has been elected to the Crawford County Court of Common Pleas, General and Domestic Relations Divisions.

Leuthold received his bachelor of arts from Bluffton College and his juris doctor from the University of Akron School of Law, where he was active on the mock trial team.

Past experience includes positions as associate attorney with Kennedy, Purdy, Heoffel and Gernert; partner with Kennedy, Purdy, Heoffel, Gernert, Leuthold & Leuthold; and partner with Leuthold & Leuthold.

He currently owns his own law practice, Leuthold Law Office. He has served on the board of directors for the American Red Cross and established Lighthouse Homeless Shelter.