Judge Melissa C. Kobasher

Residence: Lorain County, Ohio 

High School: Wellington High School, Lorain Ohio

College:  Lorain County Community College - Associates in Criminal Justice

                Miami University B.A. in American Studies and Political Science

Law School: Cleveland-Marshall College of Law 

Admitted to Bar: 2011

On the Bench since: January 3, 2023

Legal Experience:

  • Magistrate Lorain County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division

  • Magistrate Lorain County Common Pleas Court, General Division

Courtroom No. 711

Fax: (440) 329-5729


Staff Information

Jeannie Rose

Criminal Secretary(440) 329-5723



Traci Orlando

Civil Secretary(440) 329-5722




Yolanda Minnich

Bailiff(440) 329-5727



John Gill

Staff Attorney(440) 329-5725



Tami Barker

Official Court Reporter(440) 329-5758