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Common Pleas Court Judges

Judge John P. O'Donnell

Judge John P. O'Donnell


Courtroom: 18-D
Fax: (216) 348-4036
Bailiff:

Jessica Amos
(216) 443-8698

Staff Attorney:

Alexa Beeler
(216) 443-8549

On Common Pleas Bench Since: 2002
Admitted to Bar: 1993
High School: St. Joseph High
College: Miami (O.) University
Law School: Cleveland-Marshall

Recent Opinions

Title Case Number
Schiff v Dickson (1) 701734
Ziss Bros. Construction Co. v. City Of Independence Planning Comm 595230
Scranton-Averell Inc v. Russo 646220 646234 646240
Captain Buffalo Foods v City of Cleveland 659367
Skryzmoski v. City of Broadview Heights 684489
Super Lube v Burnside 704707
Little Feet PreSchool and Daycare v. Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services 717896
Rokakis v Circle Develop 729690
Rokakis v Circle Develop Group 729846
Ramazani v. Ohio Dept of Job and Family Services 762562
Marshall v. MM EMS 771202
Simic v. Accountancy Board of Ohio 782489
Scranton-Averell Inc. v. Cuyahoga County Fiscal Officer 813694
Welms v. Admin. of the Unemployment Compensation Review Commission 836252
Shadd v. Cleveland Civil Service Commission 847677
Cully v. Cuyahoga County Board of Revision 860095
Rudin v. Director, Ohio Dept. of Job and Family Services 881398
Plain Dealer Publishing v. Bryan Equipment Sales 762467(CR)
MJ Direct Consulting v. Brooks & Stafford 818176
Yetter v. Clunk 721025
Schiff v Dickson (2) 701734
EHP v Wells Fargo 717025
The Condominiums At Stonebridge Owners Assoc. v. The K&D Group 771554
Savoy Hospitality v. 5839 Monroe Street Associates (3) 02783(CI)
State of Ohio v. Brelo (5) 580457(CR)
State of Ohio v. Benson 607449(CR)
State of Ohio v. Hooks 612584(CR)
PNC Bank v Farinacci 709722
The Shelly Co v. Karas Properties Inc (2) 739744
Abdelnour v. McGowan 740639
Hymes v. American Industrial Bolting 745933
Musial Offices, LTD v. County of Cuyahoga 746704
T-building v HVL 748701
Solstice v. Debernardi 758790
Plain Dealer Publishing v. Bryan Equipment Sales 762467(CR)
National Diagnostic Imaging v. Open Air Imaging 770896
Shumay v. Dattillo 772916
Solovey v. VKR 776005
10302 Madison Ave v. J.L.E.C. v. Cleveland Heated Storage(2) 787831
Holy Donut v. Mo Un Yee Gee 790472
Coury v. Coury 803327
Tromler v. Buckeye Brewing Co. Inc. 865096
Comanduran v. Bendzik 882000
Euclid Business Park v. Peters 589304
Kraus v. Bank of America(2) 683945
Savarino v Suncare I 691347
Schiff v Dickson (1) 701734
Huntington v Butternut Final 703346
Jacco Associates Inc v. T.H. Martin Inc 705385
Panzica Construction Co v. Zaremba Inc (2) 717571
Stark 1350 v. Pappadakis 718157
Lee International Trading Services v. Hard Knox Energy 724122
Balombin v. Krakowski 726256
Ossco Properties v. United Commercial Property Group 733590
T-building v HVL 748701
Plain Dealer Publishing v. Bryan Equipment Sales 762467(CR)
National Diagnostic Imaging v. Open Air Imaging 770896
Solovey v. VKR 776005
MJ Direct Consulting v. Brooks & Stafford 818176
Abdelnour v. McGowan 740639
Fornaro v Knoble 631035
Auto Connection v. Prather 582066
Bowen v Farmers Ins. Co. (3) 688770
Cantlin v. Smythe Cramer Co. 790865
Cantlin v. Smythe Cramer Co. (2) 790865
Pivonka v. John B. McCarthy, Director of the Ohio Dept. of Medicaid (2) 804235
Raymundo Vaquera v. State of Ohio 557417
State of Ohio v. Knight 469654(CR)
State of Ohio v.Murrell 504064 / 504448(CR)
State of Ohio v. Cage (2) 566449(CR)
State of Ohio v. Pennington 568808(CR)
State of Ohio v. William Seitz 419212(CR)
State of Ohio v. Curtis Bridges 407434(CR)
State of Ohio v. Marketha Reed 431903(CR)
State of Ohio v. Knight 469654(CR)
State of Ohio v. Bauer 495906(CR)
State of Ohio v. Donald King 538865(CR)
State of Ohio v. Frazier 549274(CR)
State of Ohio v. Caldwell 555552(CR)
State of Ohio v. Raymondo Vaquera 557417
State v. Pawlak 557638(CR)
State v. McMullen 562192(CR)
State of Ohio v. Hlabse 562482(CR)
State of Ohio v. Harris 564924(CR)
State of Ohio v. Cage (1) 566449(CR)
State of Ohio v. Cage (2) 566449(CR)
State of Ohio v. Humphries 566544(CR)
State of Ohio v. Freeze 567674(CR)
State of Ohio v. Pennington 568808(CR)
State of Ohio v. Brelo (1) 580457(CR)
State of Ohio v. Brelo (2) 580457(CR)
State of Ohio v. Brelo (3) 580457(CR)
State of Ohio v. Brelo (4) 580457(CR)
State of Ohio v. Brelo (5) 580457(CR)
State of Ohio v. Lathon, Meggerson and Savage 582060(CR)
State of Ohio v. Townsend 585375(CR)
State of Ohio v. Hamilton 589741(CR)
State of Ohio v. Moreen 593386(CR)
State of Ohio v. Anthony Hayes 042182(CR)
State of Ohio v. William Seitz 419212(CR)
State of Ohio v. Yusef Dejarnette 428306(CR)
State of Ohio v. Wright 480367(CR)
State of Ohio v. Eugene Dycks 518832(CR)
Livingston v Singleton 625535
The Shelly Co v. Karas Properties Inc (2) 739744
Savoy Hospitality v. 5839 Monroe Street Associates (2) 02783(CI)
Courtyards of Crystal Lake Homeowners Assoc v Bradesca 605407
Dawson Insurance v. Freund 687900
Little Italy Preservation Partners v. Little Italy Development 698180
Developers Diversified Realty Corp v Coventry Real Estate Fund II 710372
The Shelly Co v. Karas Properties Inc 739744
Abdelnour v. McGowan 740639
General Metal Heat Treating v. Precision Gear 759959
HKS Architects v. Michael Benza Associates 777455
BT Energy v. KeyBank 783764
Mid America Stainless LLC v. Mid-America Steel Corp 814242
Serverlance SPE Leaseco v. Tichavakunda 781709
Little Italy Preservation Partners v. Little Italy Development 698180
The Chaffee Courts II Condominium Association Inc - Chaffee II v The Courts of Chaffee Condominium Association Inc - Chaffee I 711150
Holy Donut v. Mo Un Yee Gee 790472
Holy Donut v. Mo Un Yee Gee 790472
Walsh v. Schkurley 675621
Serverlance SPE Leaseco v. Tichavakunda 781709
State of Ohio v. Brelo (3) 580457(CR)
Ciminello v Bojacks Meat & Poultry Inc 491343
Euclid Business Park v. Peters 589304
Stark 1350 v. Pappadakis 718157
Optima Ventures v. KB Fund IV Cleveland 802814
Fornaro v Knoble 631035
Shumay v. Dattillo 772916
Litigation Management Inc v Bourgeois (3) 655349
Raudins v. Hobbs 789591
MTD Products, Inc. v. Allied World Assurance Co. (1) 810098
Bellaire Corporation v. American Empire Surplus Lines 816172
Kane v Vaughn 748673
Kane v Vaughn 748673
Pivonka v. John B. McCarthy, Director of the Ohio Dept. Of Medicaid 804235
Solstice v. Debernardi 758790
State of Ohio v. Brelo (4) 580457(CR)
State of Ohio v. Brelo (2) 580457(CR)
Kane v Vaughn 748673
State of Ohio v. Curtis Bridges 407434(CR)
10302 Madison Ave v. J.L.E.C. v. Cleveland Heated Storage(1) 787831
Polyone Corp v. Papadopulos 745478
Sigma II Insurance Agency Inc v. Quinn 750336
State of Ohio v. Caldwell 555552(CR)
Maxus Capital Group v. Timco Engine Center 750485
State of Ohio v. Anthony Stewart 518919(CR)
Taylor v. Office of the Coroner Cuyahoga County 736337
The Condominiums At Stonebridge Owners Assoc. v. The K&D Group 771554
The Condominiums At Stonebridge Owners Assoc. v. The K&D Group(2) 771554
Sekerak v. GT Benefits 744047
Nancy Lowrie & Assoc. v. Ornowski 795979
Nikolaos v. LifeHealth Science LLC 836244 / 836269
Bowen v Farmers Ins. Co. (2) 688770
State of Ohio v. Boedecker (1) 611335(CR)
Sherwin-Williams v. Rice 689237
Schiff v Dickson (2) 701734
McHale v. Roto-Rooter Services 709099
Vasa Order of America v. Rosenthal Collins Group (2) 753705
Panzica Construction Co v. Zaremba Inc 717571
CHA v Westlake Reed Leskosky 768733
State of Ohio v. Pennington 568808(CR)
State of Ohio v. Boedecker (2) 611335(CR)
Kretch Associates v. Gala 668278
Ciccone v Memberhealth LLC 676818
JNT Properties v Key Bank National Association 681873
Kraus v Bank of America 683945
Bowen v Farmers Ins. Co. (1) 688770
Dottore v. Sater 741375
Franklin, Plotnick & Carl v. Eaton Corporation 748467
Vasa Order of America v. Rosenthal Collins Group (1) 753705
Rhine v. Buehrer 769886
Crowley v. Areklett (2) 801191
Optima Ventures v. KB Fund IV Cleveland 802814
State of Ohio v. Dickerson 585521A(CR)
State of Ohio v. Jenkins 585521B(CR)
State of Ohio v. Cage (3) 566449(CR)
State of Ohio v. Brelo (1) 580457(CR)
State of Ohio v. Wilson 622972(CR)
Litigation Management Inc v Bourgeois (1) 655349
Carr v. Accacia Country Club Company (1) 682363
Lacek v. Metrohealth Medical Center 872771
Savoy Hospitality v. 5839 Monroe Street Associates (1) 02783(CI)
Savoy Hospitality v. 5839 Monroe Street Associates (3) 02783(CI)
State of Ohio Dept of Taxation v. Frangos 639000
Rayco Manufacturing Inc. v. Murphy, Rogers, Sloss & Gambel L.P.A. 815844
Lincoln Electric v. FirstEnergy Solutions 833403
Chambers Funeral Homes Inc v Kacirek 688265
Thermoforming Machinery v. Swain 742497
Lumenate v. Currier 815919
Behrens v Grodin; Case Western Reserve Univ v Arteriocyte Inc 689585 / 691618
Dorsey v Hunter 683771
State of Ohio v. Jerrall Collier 548971(CR)
State of Ohio v. Laboy 566158(CR)
State of Ohio v. Howard 567160(CR)
State of Ohio v. Wixson 594175(CR)
State of Ohio v. Lindsey 602687(CR)
State of Ohio v. Sparks-Henderson (1) 605330(CR)
State of Ohio v. Sparks-Henderson (2) 605330(CR)
State of Ohio v. Byrd 622817 623119 (CR)
State of Ohio v. Agwar Suleiman 330379(CR)
Crowley v. Areklett (2) 801191
Optima Ventures v. KB Fund IV Cleveland 802814
State of Ohio v. Dickerson 585521A(CR)
State of Ohio v. Jenkins 585521B(CR)
State of Ohio v. Cage (3) 566449(CR)
State of Ohio v. Brelo (1) 580457(CR)
State of Ohio v. Wilson 622972(CR)
Litigation Management Inc v Bourgeois (1) 655349
Carr v. Accacia Country Club Company (1) 682363
Lacek v. Metrohealth Medical Center 872771
Savoy Hospitality v. 5839 Monroe Street Associates (1) 02783(CI)
Savoy Hospitality v. 5839 Monroe Street Associates (3) 02783(CI)
State of Ohio Dept of Taxation v. Frangos 639000
Rayco Manufacturing Inc. v. Murphy, Rogers, Sloss & Gambel L.P.A. 815844
Lincoln Electric v. FirstEnergy Solutions 833403
Chambers Funeral Homes Inc v Kacirek 688265
Thermoforming Machinery v. Swain 742497
Lumenate v. Currier 815919
Behrens v Grodin; Case Western Reserve Univ v Arteriocyte Inc 689585 / 691618
Dorsey v Hunter 683771
State of Ohio v. Jerrall Collier 548971(CR)
State of Ohio v. Laboy 566158(CR)
State of Ohio v. Howard 567160(CR)
State of Ohio v. Wixson 594175(CR)
State of Ohio v. Lindsey 602687(CR)
State of Ohio v. Sparks-Henderson (1) 605330(CR)
State of Ohio v. Sparks-Henderson (2) 605330(CR)
State of Ohio v. Byrd 622817 623119 (CR)
State of Ohio v. Agwar Suleiman 330379(CR)
Ciminello v Bojacks Meat & Poultry Inc 491343
Kneale v Babin Building Solutions LLC 631390
Rokakis v. Joint Entry 724807
Crowley v. Areklett (2) 801191
State of Ohio v. Harmeet Bains (2) 437308(CR)
State of Ohio v. James Rosin 515674(CR)
State of Ohio v. Townsend 585375(CR)
State of Ohio v. Hamilton 589741(CR)
Collier v Libations Lounge 744066
Euclid Business Park v. Peters 589304
Litigation Management Inc v Bourgeois (2) 655349
Kane v Vaughn 748673
Wallace Management Co v. Rubin 691412
Optima Ventures v. KB Fund IV Cleveland 802814
State of Ohio v. Frazier 549274(CR)
State of Ohio v. Agwar Suleiman 330379(CR)
State of Ohio v. Harmeet Bains (2) 437308(CR)