Magistrate Judge Kenneth S. McHargh



Carl B. Stokes United States Court House

801 West Superior Avenue, Courtroom 9B

Cleveland, Ohio 44113-1849

Phone: (216) 357-7230

Fax: (216) 357-7234


Carl B Stokes United States Courthouse


Chambers Staff:

Robert Quartell, Career Law Clerk

Kristen Stuber, Law Clerk

Deborah Mattei, Courtroom Deputy Clerk



Biographical Information

Federal Judicial Service:

Appointed U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of Ohio (March 1, 2004)

Reappointed U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of Ohio (March 1, 2012)

Deputy Chief, Criminal Division - Major Narcotics/ Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Unit (1983-2004)

Team Leader, Executive Office for U.S. Attorney's Evaluation & Review Program (1986-2004)

Assistant U.S. Attorney, Economic Crimes Unit (1979-1983)



College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio, (B.A. Honors, 1970)


University of Connecticut (J.D. 1974)


Professional Career:

Case Western Reserve School of Law and Cleveland Marshall Law School, Adjunct Faculty member teaching Trial Advocacy, (1986-1999)


Staff Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives-Select Committee Investigating Assassinations of President John F. Kennedy & Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1978-1979)


Deputy Director, Managing Attorney, Staff Attorney, New Haven Legal Assistance Assoc. New Haven, Conn.(1974-1979)