Thomas J. Elwell, Jr.

Judge Elwell's Office
Title: Honorable
Phone: 440-204-2150
Judge Thomas J. Elwell Jr.

Elected November 4, 2003 and began the Term Starting January 1, 2004.

  • Born October 13, 1953
  • Children: Megan and Matthew
  • Married to Vicky Mitoff
  • 1971 - Graduate, Lorain Catholic High School;
  • 1975 - B.A. Political Science, Summa Cum Laude, University of Detroit;
  • 1978 - Juris Doctor, Cleveland Marshall College of Law;
  • 1996 to present - Continuing legal education for Acting Judges and Presiding Judges as prescribed by the Ohio Supreme Court.
Licenses & Memberships
  • Former Member, Lorain County Bar Association Legal Ethics Committee
  • Licensed to practice law by the Supreme Court of Ohio
  • Licensed to practice law in United States District Court
  • Member, American, Ohio State, and Lorain County Bar Associations
  • Acting Judge for the Lorain Municipal Court from 1996 to 2004
  • Domestic and Juvenile Courts from 1978 to 2004
  • Former Assistant Lorain City Law Director
  • Former Assistant Lorain County Prosecutor
  • Former Lorain County Common Pleas Court Arbitrator
  • Guardian ad Litem for abused, neglected and dependent children and the elderly in Probate
  • Private Practice of Law from 1978 to 2004

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