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Michelle J. Sheehan Elected Eighth District Court of Appeals Judge

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Press Release
November 9, 2018

CLEVELAND, OH – Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that Michelle J. Sheehan has been elected as Judge for the Eighth District Court of Appeals. Michelle begins her term January 2, 2019.  

“We would like to congratulate Michelle on this auspicious accomplishment,” stated Reminger Managing Partner Stephen Walters. “We are fortunate to call Michelle our colleague and friend. Her thoughtfulness and compassion combined with her deep knowledge and appreciation of the appellate process have truly prepared her for this opportunity. Those unique qualities that have made Michelle an exceptional lawyer will serve her well in her new role on the bench.”   

Michelle joined Reminger as a law clerk while attending Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. She became an Associate with the firm in 1993 and was promoted to Shareholder in 1999. Her litigation practice included an array of legal issues involving municipalities, such as employment, Section 1983 actions and First Amendment issues. She was also a leader in the firm regarding appellate advocacy, insurance coverage matters, and retail and hospitality issues.  In addition to handling civil jury trials in state and federal court, she is certified as an 'Appellate Law Specialist' by the Ohio State Bar Association and routinely argued cases before the state and federal appellate benches.  

"As a judge, I will work toward providing access to the courts for all litigants in an efficient and organized manner," said Sheehan.  "I will use the skills that I have acquired through years of practice and provide a perspective of a seasoned lawyer who has appeared before many different state and federal appellate courts.” 

The Eighth District Court of Appeals serves Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and is one of 12 courts of appeals in the state. The Eighth District Court of Appeals hears appeals of judgments and final orders entered in civil and criminal cases entered by all trial courts in Cuyahoga County, including appeals from the General Division, Domestic Relations Division, Probate Division and Juvenile Division of the Court of Common Pleas of Cuyahoga County, and from every municipal court in the county. 

About Reminger, Attorneys at Law:

Reminger Co., L.P.A. is a full-service law firm with fourteen offices throughout the Midwest: Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Akron, Youngstown, Sandusky, Toledo, Fort Mitchell, Lexington, Louisville, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Northwest Indiana and Evansville. With more than 140 attorneys collectively, Reminger's practice areas include all aspects of litigation, along with corporate, tax, real estate and probate matters. Our fundamental objective in all the legal services we provide is to obtain the best possible results for our clients in the most practical and efficient manner possible. For more information, visit Reminger at www.reminger.com.


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