Judge John R. Adams



John F. Seiberling Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse

Two South Main Street, Room 510

Akron, Ohio 44308-1813

Phone: (330) 252-6070


John F. Seiberling Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse


Chambers Staff:

Cara Staley, Law Clerk

Jonathan Little, Law Clerk

Carla Neuhauser, Law Clerk

Christin Kestner, Courtroom Deputy Clerk


Biographical Information

Federal Judicial Service:

U.S.District Court, Northern District of Ohio - Judge Adams was nominated by President George W. Bush in January of 2003 to a seat vacated by the Honorable Sam H. Bell. He was confirmed by the Senate on February 10, 2003 and he received his commission on February 12, 2003.



Bowling Green State University, B.S. 1978

University of Akron School of Law, J.D. 1983


Professional Career:

Private Practice - Akron, Ohio: 1983-1999

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney - Summit County, Ohio: 1986-1989

Judge, Court of Common Pleas - Summit County, Ohio: 1999-2003