Candidate Name (As it will appear on the ballot):
Colleen A. Falkowski
Judge, Lake County Court of Common Pleas, Domestic Relations Division since January 2, 2003.
Cleveland Marshall College of Law, J.D.
Ursuline College, B.A.
Qualifications for this office:
Sitting Judge of the Domestic Relations Court for over 17 years. In-depth Judicial Education Courses on Domestic Violence and Lethality, High Conflict parenting matters, brain trauma and many other topics. Asked to speak at Statewide Judicial conferences and Bar Associations on Family law.
What about your non-judicial legal experience qualifies you to be a judge?
I was a Lake County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for over 15 years working in both Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court on parenting and child support issues. I assisted many, many parents on family law issues while enforcing support orders in both Courts. It is a challenge to unravel family dynamics… (answer truncated for exceeding word limitation of 50 words).