Keep Judge Donna Carr
Rated Excellent by The Akron Bar Association 09/02/2022
Endorsed by Law Enforcement
Proudly endorsed by Ohio Patrolmen's Benevolent Assosiation 09/05/2022
Steve Barry, Summit County Sheriff (Retired)
Drew Alexander, Summit County Sheriff (Retired)
Judge Donna Carr with Ohio Supreme Court Justices
Judge Carr was appointed by the Supreme Court of Ohio to serve on the Interpreter Services Subcommittee of the Supreme Court's Racial Fairness Implementation Task Force. She was then appointed to the Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Interpreter Services where she was involved in a variety of projects, including the drafting of the Interpreter Bench Book and Bench Card for Judges. During her time on this committee, she served as Chair of the Advisory Committee and as a member of the Superintendence Rule 88 Public Comment Workgroup. Judge Carr has spoken at numerous CLE presentations on topics related to this committee work.
"An Experienced Prosecutor,a Proven Judge"
Judge Carr was elected by the Ohio Courts of Appeals Judges Association to serve as Secretary/Treasurer of the Ohio Courts of Appeals Judges Association for 2015, Chief Judge-Elect for 2016, and Chief Judge for 2017. The Ohio Courts of Appeals Judges Association consists of all 69 appeals court judges who serve on Ohio's 12 Appellate Districts.
Judge Carr has a strong interest in education. She has presented at numerous attorney continuing legal education classes throughout the Ninth District. She also serves on the Ohio Judicial Conference Education Committee. This committee develops educational programs for judges so that they can earn Judicial College credit. Judge Carr has also served as a Judicial Mentor. Through this program, experienced judges serve as mentors for new judges for one year. The veteran judges offer insight into experiences that new judges are bound to encounter. Finally, Judge Carr arranged the Court’s first school visit that led to the creation of the Courtroom in the Classroom program. Through this program, the Ninth District has held oral arguments in more than 40 schools, before thousands of students, throughout the Ninth District.