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Thomas J. Elwell, Jr.
Judge Elwell's Office
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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