JUDGE JAMES A. FREDERICKA
A native and lifelong resident of Trumbull County, Judge James A. Fredericka has served as the Trumbull County Probate Court Judge since February 2015. After graduating from John F. Kennedy High School, Judge Fredericka went on to attend the University of Notre Dame and Case Western Reserve University School of Law. As a distinguished trial attorney, Judge Fredericka represented many of the residents of Trumbull County and participated in numerous professional, civic and charitable organizations, including as a past President of the Trumbull County Bar Association. Since taking office, Judge Fredericka has continued to seek ways to assist our most vulnerable residents with programs such as the Guardian Angels, Senior Court and Veterans Assistance Program.
DREW VERBOSKY, BAILIFF
JANET DELFRATE, CHIEF DEPUTY CLERK
SHEILA STUBBS, ASST. CHIEF DEPUTY CLERK
DEBBIE SABAT, COURT REPORTER
PATTY HOVANIC, OFFICE MANAGER
RICK RAY, DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
JOHN T. SHORTS, CHIEF MAGISTRATE
Magistrate Shorts has served as a Magistrate for the Trumbull County Probate Court for 15 years and has served on various Supreme Court committees. He attended Hiram College and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Trumbull County Bar Association and the Ohio Association of Magistrates.
EMILY CLARK WESTON, MAGISTRATE
Magistrate Weston grew up in Bristolville, Ohio and attended Kent State University and The University of Akron School of Law. Admitted to the bar in 2012, Magistrate Weston entered private practice before joining the Court as Staff Attorney in February 2014. She was appointed as a Magistrate in June 2016.
JEFFREY R. DAVIS, MAGISTRATE
A native of Boardman, Ohio, Magistrate Davis attended Youngstown State University and Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Since admission to the bar in 1994, Magistrate Davis has served as a prosecutor and in private practice. He was appointed Magistrate in March 2014.
CHRISTOPHER J. SCHIAVONE, MAGISTRATE
A lifelong resident of Trumbull County, Magistrate Schiavone attended Youngstown State University and the Ohio Northern University School of Law. Admitted to the bar in 2001, Magistrate Schiavone practiced in the areas probate and estate administration. He was appointed as a Magistrate in February, 2015.