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Sharon Echols

Sharon A. Echols holds the position of Trial Magistrate for Judge Tonya R. Jones.

Prior to assuming her position as magistrate, she was an Assistant Cuyahoga County Prosecutor for eight years in the child support enforcement division.  She also served the needs of the under-served population by providing legal representation during her six years with the Northeast Ohio Legal Services.  She handled cases involving Consumer Protection issues, landlord-tenant and family law. 

Sharon has served on various Boards and committees.  She served as the attorney for Mentors for Tomorrow, Inc. and the coordinator for the East Cleveland Fifth Grade Mentoring program.  She has participated in the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association 3R’s Program, the Truancy Mediation Program and provided pro bono legal representation through Christian Legal Services.  She has also served as a board member for Transitional Housing, Inc.  Sharon is currently a member of the Norman S. Minor Bar Association and serves as the chairman of the Education Outreach committee.