Diana Stevenson was appointed Clerk of the Barberton Municipal Court in January 2012 and was elected to the position by an overwhelming majority of the voters in both 2013 and 2015. Diana is now serving a full six-year term as the Clerk and is looking forward to continuing to advance the court in its use of technology in order to best serve the citizens of the Barberton Municipal Court.
Diana has a long history of public service in the Court system. After graduating from The University of Akron School of Law in 1992, Diana served various courts as a judicial attorney, including the Supreme Court of Ohio, the Summit County Probate Court and the Stark County Common Pleas Court. She served 12 years as a Magistrate in Summit County Probate Court where she presided over thousands of cases including estates, guardianships, adult protective services, and adoptions.
Diana is also an active member of our community. She is a member of the Magic City Kiwanis, and serves on the University of Akron Economics Advisory Board, Board and the Honor's College Alumni Board. She is a member of the Ohio Association of Municipal/County Court Clerks. She holds a certificate from the National Center for State Courts, Court Management Program, a nationally recognized program intended to enhance the efficiency and quality of the administration of justice. Diana is also a member of the Akron Bar Association, and a Fellow of the Akron Bar Association.