Lucas County Probate Court
Judge Jack R. Puffenberger

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Judge Jack R. Puffenberger has been the Presiding and Administrative Judge of the Lucas County Common Pleas Court, Probate Division, since 1991.  Prior to this, he spent four years as a judge of the Toledo Municipal Court.  He is currently a member of the Ohio Judicial Conference Executive Committee, Judicial Advisory Group and co-chairs that organization's Probate Law and Procedure Committee.  He is also a member of the Executive Committee and a Past President of the Ohio Probate Judges Association.

Judge Puffenberger is a member of the Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Technology and the Courts and a former member of the Ohio Supreme Court Commission on the Rules of Practice and Procedure in Ohio Courts.  He served a three year term on the Ohio Supreme Court Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline.

Judge Puffenberger currently sits as a member of the Board of Governors of the American Judges Association and is a former Trustee of the National College of Probate Judges.  He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Kent State University, Master of Science degree from Youngstown State University and Juris Doctor degree from the University of Toledo College of Law.

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