Honorable Janet Rath Colaluca, Judge

Steven Backiel, Bailiff, 216-443-8815
Linda Devine, Scheduler, 216-443-8858
Third Floor, Courtroom 2

Anjanette A Whitman, Trial Magistrate
Sharon Echols, Motion Magistrate

Judge Janet Rath Colaluca was appointed by Governor Kasich to the bench of Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court-Division of Domestic Relations in December of 2012.

Prior to her appointment to the bench, Judge Rath Colaluca  served the Domestic Relations Court as a Magistrate for nine (9) years where she presided over contested matters arising in the context of pending and post-decree cases.

Judge Rath Colaluca also served as a Magistrate in the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court for three (3) years and as a Magistrate in the Mayor's Court in the Village of Bratenahl for five (5) years.

While not serving as a full-time Magistrate, Judge Rath Colaluca also maintained a private practice concentrating in the practice of Family Law.

Judge Rath Colaluca was admitted to the Bar in 1991. Judge Rath Colaluca received a Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration from John Carroll University and her Juris Doctorate from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.

Judge Rath Colaluca brings her vast experience as a Magistrate in both the Domestic Relations an Juvenile Courts as well her practical knowledge garnered as a private practitioner to the Bench.

Judge Rath Colaluca is a member of the Domestic Relations Procedure Committee of the Ohio Judicial Conference.