Judge D.Chris Cook
 

Born: 1964

Residence: Lorain, Ohio

High School: Lorain High School, Lorain Ohio

College: University of Michigan, B.A.

Law School: University of Toledo College of Law, J.D.  

Admitted to Bar: 1993

On the Bench since: December 2016

Legal Experience:

  • Magistrate Lorain Municipal Court, 11 years

  • Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Lorain County Prosecutor's Office, 5 years

  • Prosecutor, Sheffield Village, 12 years  
  • Private practice of law

Judge D. Chris Cook

Fax: (440) 329-5712

Courtroom No. 705

Staff Information
Anna Dillon
Criminal Secretary
(440) 329-5416
Elizabeth Bozicevich

Civil Secretary
(440) 329-5417
Michelle Pena

Bailiff/Magistrate
(440) 329-5425
James L. Blaszak

Staff Attorney/Magistrate
(440) 329-5415
Michelle Lewis
Official Court Reporter
(440) 329-5424

 

Recent Opinions

Grant Michigan Domiciliary Hearing on Weapons Disability - Shumate
NEW SMJ Granted in Asbestos Case 'Cumulative Effect' Theory Rejected Shaffer v. Chesterton
Motion For JNOV or New Trial Denied - Designers Choice v
Denial of Suppression Motion & 420 grams of Heroin

Denial of Judicial Release in Sex Case - Peffer

Mot. For Jud. on Pleadings Granted: No Ins. Coverage - Evanston

Plea Not Enforced - State v Bland

Administrative Appeal  Affirmed:Sanction Not Appealable - Barr v

SMJ Denied Where Parties Orally Modified Written Contract - Designer Choice

SMJ Granted to Landlord in Dog-Bite Case - Randleman

Reconsideration Denied in Asbestos Case - Shaffer

 SMJ Granted: The Supreme Court Ends the Cumulative 'Exposure Theory' in Asbestos Cases - Shaffer

Magistrate's Decision Upheld No Damages Proven - Stanley
SMJ Granted; A justifiable termination of contract - Microdynamics
High Bond in Child Rape Case - Santiago
The Appropriations Case; Reconsideration; Motions in Limine - ODOT

Sexual Pred. Classification Hearing & Megan's Law v. Adam Walsh Act - Stearns