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Magistrate Assignments

In the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, General Division a Magistrate acts in place of the Judge for most matters related to foreclosure, quiet title, and partition cases.

Please see the Magistrates’ Department page for more information about the Court’s Magistrates and the cases they adjudicate. Below is a list of Magistrates assigned to specific Judges of the Court of Common Pleas, General Division.

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Magistrate Assignments by Judge

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Steve Bucha (formerly assigned to Tim Gauntner) 
Carol Weiss (tax cases) 
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Steve Bucha (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Christopher Day 
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Christopher Day (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Paul Lucas (formerly assigned to Tim Gauntner)
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Paul Lucas (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Amy Jackson 
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Amy Jackson (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Monica Klein
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed between March 1, 2014, and December 28, 2016:
Monica Klein and Kevin Hippley (all cases)

Cases filed on or after December 29, 2016:
Monica Klein (all cases)

Tracey Gonzalez

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Jim Jackson
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

(Note that upon his departure, all of Jim Jackson’s then pending cases were divided among all magistrates. The new magistrate assignment for these cases is indicated on docket’s Case Summary Screen)

Cases filed between March 1, 2014, and December 28, 2016:
Jim Jackson and Carol Weiss (all cases)

(Note that upon his departure, all of Jim Jackson’s then pending cases were divided among all magistrates. The new magistrate assignment for these cases is indicated on docket’s Case Summary Screen)

Cases filed on or after December 29, 2016:
Carol Weiss (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Tracey Gonzalez
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Tracey Gonzalez (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Christopher Day
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed between March 1, 2014, and December 28, 2016:
John Dyke and Kevin Hippley (all cases)

Cases filed on and after December 29, 2016:
John Dyke (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Kevin Hippley
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed between March 1, 2014, and December 28, 2016:
Kevin Hippley and Gail Baker (all cases)

Cases filed on or after December 29, 2016:
Gail Baker (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
John Dyke
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Monica Klein (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Kevin Hippley
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Kevin Hippley (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Tom Vozar
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Tom Vozar (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Steve Bucha
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Carol Weiss (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Christopher Day
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Christopher Day (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Jim Jackson 
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

(Note that upon his departure, all of Jim Jackson’s then pending cases were divided among all magistrates. The new magistrate assignment for these cases is indicated on docket’s Case Summary Screen)

Cases filed between March 1, 2014, and December 28, 2016:
Jim Jackson (all cases)

(Note that upon his departure, all of Jim Jackson’s then pending cases were divided among all magistrates. The new magistrate assignment for these cases is indicated on docket’s Case Summary Screen)

Cases filed on or after December 29, 2016:
Kevin Hippley (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax and mortgage cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Paul Lucas (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Tom Vozar 
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Tom Vozar (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Tracey Gonzalez
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed between March 1, 2014, and December 28, 2016:
Tracey Gonzalez and Carol Weiss (all cases))

Cases filed on or after December 29, 2016:
Tracey Gonzalez (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Gail Baker
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Gail Baker (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Kevin Augustyn
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed between March 1, 2014, and December 28, 2016:
Kevin Augustyn and Tom Vozar (all cases)

Cases filed on or after December 29, 2016:
Kevin Augustyn (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Kevin Augustyn
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Kevin Augustyn (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Carol Weiss (tax and mortgage cases - mortgage cases formerly assigned to Tim Gauntner)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Carol Weiss (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Jim Jackson 
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

(Note that upon his departure, all of Jim Jackson’s then pending cases were divided among all magistrates. The new magistrate assignment for these cases is indicated on docket’s Case Summary Screen)

Cases filed between March 1, 2014, and December 28, 2016:
Jim Jackson (all cases)

(Note that upon his departure, all of Jim Jackson’s then pending cases were divided among all magistrates. The new magistrate assignment for these cases is indicated on docket’s Case Summary Screen)

Cases filed on or after December 29, 2016:
Thomas Vozar (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Tom Vozar 
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed between March 1, 2014, and December 28, 2016:
Tom Vozar and Christopher Day (all cases))

Cases filed on or after December 29, 2016:
Christopher Day (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Amy Jackson
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Amy Jackson (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Amy Jackson
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed between March 1, 2014, and December 28, 2016:
Amy Jackson and Tom Vozar (all cases))

Cases filed on or after December 29, 2016:
Amy Jackson (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
John Dyke (all cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
John Dyke (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Gail Baker 
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Gail Baker (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Monica Klein 
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Monica Klein (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Gail Baker
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed between March 1, 2014, and December 28, 2016:
Paul Lucas and Carol Weiss (all cases)

Cases filed on and after December 29, 2016:
Paul Lucas (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Kevin Hippley
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Kevin Hippley (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
John Dyke 
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
John Dyke (all cases)

Cases filed between June 1, 2007, and February 28, 2014:
Steve Bucha 
Carol Weiss (tax cases)
Paul Lucas (tax cases)

Cases filed after March 1, 2014:
Steve Bucha (all cases)

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