Education

  • Wake Forest University (1978)
    • Juris Doctor Degree
  • Heidelberg University (1975)
    • Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Tiffin Columbian High School (1971)
    • High School Diploma

Background

  • 1999 - Present
    Judge for the Common Pleas Court (Seneca County, OH)
  • 1991 - 1998
    Owner of Shuff Law Offices (Tiffin, OH)
  • 1984 - 1991
    Partner of Shuff & Kutscher Law Offices (Tiffin, OH)
  • 1983 - 1988
    Prosecuting Attorney (Seneca County, OH)
  • 1978 - 1983
    Assistant Prosecuting Attorney (Seneca County, OH)
  • 1978 - 1983
    Associate Attorney for Thomas R. Spellerberg Law Office (Tiffin, OH)
  • 1973-1978
    Research Assistant/Legal Intern at Prosecuting Attorney's Office (Seneca County, OH)
  • 1967 - 1973
    Clerk/Carry-out at Paul & Dick's Supermarket (Tiffin, OH)

Professional Associations

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ohio Common Pleas Judges Association
  • Ohio Jury Management Association
  • American Judges Association
  • Ohio Supreme Court Appointee
    • Jury Services Task Force
    • Commission on Continuing Legal Education
  • Fellow: Ohio State Bar Foundation (Class of 1998)

Community

  • NOAH Foundation of Ohio - 2008-Present
    • Secretary and Member of Board of Trustees
  • Tiffin Eagles Scholarship Committee - 1988-Present
    • Chairperson

Honors/Awards

  • 2019 - Outstanding Citizenship Award
    • Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • 2019 - Distinguished Service Award
    • North Central Ohio Educational Service Center
  • 2019 - President's Award
    • Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership
      (Awarded to all Seneca County Judges for new Seneca County Justice Center)
  • 2016 - Leadership Award
    • Mental Health & Recovery Services Board of Seneca, Sandusky & Wyandot Counties
  • 2011 - Award of Excellence
    • Ohio Jury Management Association

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