Judge Nancy R. McDonnell
Courtroom:
17-B
Fax:
(216) 348-4037
On Common Pleas Bench Since:
1997
Magistrate:
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(216) 443-8505
Bailiff:
J.Farrell/Mary Spellacy (216) 443-8756
Courtroom Assistant:
Michael Brady, Sr. (216) 348-4020
Staff Attorney:
Lori Anne Dyke (216) 443-8612
Admitted to Bar:
1985
Born:
1959
Residence:
Lakewood, Ohio
High School:
Regina High School, South Euclid, Ohio
College:
The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., 1982, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude
Law School:
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1985, Officer in Student Bar Association
Legal Experience:
1986-1991 Assistant Cuyahoga County Prosecutor, Assigned to the Criminal Division, Major Trial Division - Drug Unit; 1991-1996 Magistrate Lakewood Municipal Court; 1986 - present Participant in Trial Advocacy Program at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
LITIGATION PREFERENCES

General:CMC to be held approximately 90 days from filing.

Pre-Trials: Parties not required to be present.

Motion Practice: Not Available at this time.

Discovery: Discovery may be extended with permission of the Court. Disputes should be worked out among the parties.

Settlement Conference:  All parties must be present in person at the settlement conference and final pre-trial.

Calendaring and Continuances: Motion for continuances of trail will not be considered unless accompanied by an acknowledgment of request signed by client.

Trials: Generally begin at 10:00 am. All exhibits should be marked prior to trial.