john lewis mulberry purse candidate for Geauga County Common Pleas Court judge
Education: St. Porter
Should you be elected, what are three specific areas you like to change, address, improve or further research, and how specifically would you go about it?: 1) Initiate better treatment options to address the Geauga County heroin epidemic;
2) Fully implement electronic filing in order to make the legal process in Geauga County more efficient and less costly for people with pending cases; 3) Relocate the Geauga County probation department to the Geauga County Courthouse ti increase efficiency. The means to accomplish these objectives are: 1) Creative sentencing to divert heroin users from prison to treatment programs; 2) Utilize the existing grant provided by the Ohio Supreme Court to complete the electronic filing initiative already underway in the Geauga County Court; 3) Work with the County Commissioners to relocate the probation department
Whether for past accomplishments or future goals, why should voters elect you?: I have the legal experience and background to continue Geauga County longstanding tradition of judicial excellence,
and will work to make the legal process in Geauga County more efficient and less costly for the people with pending cases.