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Common Pleas Court Judges

Judge Kenneth R. Callahan

Courtroom: 17-B
Fax: 216-348-4037

Sarah O'Shaughnessy


Staff Attorney:



On Common Pleas Bench Since: 2021
Admitted to Bar: 1983
Born: Shaker Heights
High School: St. Ignatius
College: Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland; John Carroll University
Law School: Cleveland Marshall College of Law

Legal Experience:

Previously on the Common Pleas Court Bench January 1993 - February 2009 (Presided over City of Cleveland vs. Cleveland Browns)

Former Director, Geauga County Public Defender’s Office

Partner, Buckley King LPA

Of Counsel, Mansour Gavin LPA





Past President, Cleveland Civil War Roundtabl

Past President, Manos Inn of Court

Past President, Catholic Lawyers Guild

Co-chair, CMBA Judicial Selection Committee

Member Cuyahoga County Charter Review Commission

Member, Federal Judicial Advisory Commission



Cleveland Marshall Alumni Member of the Year

Cardinal Bellarmine Award, St. Ignatius High School

William Rehnquist Award

Golden Gavel Award