Karen Romano Melone

Juvenile Court
Title: Chief Magistrate
Phone: 330-740-2244 Ext. 6460

Magistrate Melone graduated from Youngstown State University where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Special Education.  

She earned her Juris Doctorate from the Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School.  As a Magistrate for the delinquency docket, she hears cases from arraignment to disposition.  

Magistrate Melone also oversees the Re-Entry Court and the Pathways to Success dockets.

Magistrate Melone was an Assistant County Prosecutor, assigned to the Juvenile Division for five years prior to being appointed as a Magistrate in 2007 and Chief Magistrate in 2018.


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