Judge Donald C. Nugent



Carl B. Stokes United States Court House

801 West Superior Avenue, Courtroom 15A

Cleveland, Ohio 44113-1842

Phone: (216) 357-7160

Fax: (216) 357-7165


Carl B Stokes United States Courthouse


Chambers Staff:

Jeane M. Wells Ruprecht, Judicial Assistant/Courtroom Deputy Clerk


Biographical Information

Federal Judicial Service:

U. S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Nominated by William J. Clinton on April 27, 1995, to a seat vacated by Thomas Demetrios Lambros.

Confirmed by the Senate on June 30, 1995, and received commission on June 30, 1995.



Xavier University, Ohio, B.A., 1970

Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., 1974

University of Nevada, National Judicial College, Master of Judicial Studies, 1994


Professional Career:

U.S. Marine Corps, 1970-1971

Private practice, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1974-1985

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1975-1985

Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1985-1992

Judge, Eighth District Court of Appeals, State of Ohio, 1993-1995