Candidate Profiles

Michael Cassone

Candidate for:
Franklin County Common Pleas Court, General Division

Undergraduate Education:
May 2000, Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Government / English, Ohio Wesleyan University

Legal Education:
May 2004, Juris Doctor, Capital University Law School, Order of the Barristers

Legal Experience:

  • April 2019 - Present; Owner/Managing Member - Cassone Law Offices, LLC (
  • February 2005 - April 2019: Willis Law Firm
  • 2008-2017: Adjunct Professor, Capital University Law School
  • November 2004 - February 2005; Associate - Dana & Pariser Co., LPA

Candidate Statement:

(In response to the question, "Please explain why you believe you are qualified for the judicial position for which you are seeking election.")

Serving the public as an elected Judge in the Franklin County Common Pleas Court General Division would be an in incredible honor. The knowledge and experience I compiled as an attorney in the private sector for over 15 years will prove beneficial to all Franklin County residents who are forced to seek judicial intervention. My experience with both represented and pro se parties have trained me to be both fair and impartial. I will treat all individuals that enter my courtroom with dignity and respect. My docket will be handled in the same manner as my caseload and clients were handled while in private practice - diligent, punctual, and with the utmost care to insure the sanctity of our profession.

My commitment and passion to serve this community has never been stronger. It is through this commitment that I humbly ask for your vote to serve our community as a Franklin County Common Pleas Court General Division Judge.

Columbus Bar Association
2020 Judiciary Committee Finding:


Columbus Bar Association Judicial Poll Results:
2020 Judicial Preference Poll

Running Against:
Hon. David Young

The Columbus Bar Association does not endorse any judicial candidate.