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Ohio State Government November 2, 2004 Election
Candidates Answer Questions on the Issues
Judge; Supreme Court; 6 Year Term Starting 1/1/05


The questions were prepared by the League of Women Voters of Ohio and asked of all candidates for this office.

See below for questions on Experience

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1. What is your Legal/Judicial Experience?

Answer from Judith Ann Lanzinger:

1978-1981: Attorney, The Toledo Edison Company. Specialized in environmental law. 1981-1985: Attorney, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick. Federal practice, ERISA, environmental law and litigation. 1985-1988: Judge, Toledo Municipal Court. Elected in 1985 and 1987. Established Housing Court in 1988. 1988-2003: Judge, Lucas County Court of Common Pleas. Elected in 1988, 1994 and 2000. Administrative Judge, 1996. 2003-Present: Judge, Sixth District Court of Appeals. Elected, winning all eight counties.

Answer from Nancy A. Fuerst:

Judge, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court, General Division Practicing Attorney, Trial and Appellate Level Law Clerk, U.S. District Court, N.D. Ohio Clerk Extern, Eighth District Court of Appeals Arbitrator/Mediator Member: Ohio Judicial Conference; Ohio Common Pleas Judges Association; Ohio, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio State Women's Bar Associations; Cleveland Marshall College of Law Visiting Committee;Trustee/Life Member, Cleveland Marshall Law Alumni; Various State and Local Committees dealing with Jury, Probation and Mental Health; Lecturer Continuing Legal Education Seminars, School Audiences, Civic Groups.


Responses to questions asked of each candidate are reproduced as submitted to the League.  Candidates' statements are presented as submitted. The answers must not exceed 150 words. Direct references to opponents are not permitted.

The order of the candidates is random and changes daily.


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