Eugene A. Lucci

Hon. Eugene A. Lucci

Judge, Ohio Eleventh District Court of Appeals

Judge Eugene A. Lucci was elected in 2022 to serve a full six-year term on the Eleventh District Court of Appeals commencing February 9, 2023. Prior to this election, Judge Lucci was elected to four consecutive full terms on the Lake County Common Pleas Court, General Division, commencing his judicial career in January 2001. Prior to taking the bench, Judge Lucci was engaged in the private practice of law from 1980 to 2000 and was a founding member and senior partner of the Mentor, Ohio law firm of McNamara, Lucci, Hanrahan & Loxterman. Judge Lucci is a retired police officer, having served as a police patrol officer for the City of Painesville and University Circle Police Departments, and later with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office as a detective. Judge Lucci earned his bachelor’s degree from Case Western Reserve University in January 1975, his law degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in March 1980, and his Master of Judicial Studies degree from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2012. He holds a Certificate in Judicial Development, General Jurisdiction Trial Skills, from the National Judicial College in 2004, and is an Inaugural Fellow of the Advanced Science & Technology Adjudication Resource Program, Washington DC, in October 2006. Judge Lucci has been admitted to practice law in Ohio in 1980 and Florida in 1982 and is a certified instructor for the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy. 


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