Judge Christopher R. Rothgery: Professional Background and Legal Expertise

Lorain County Court of Common Pleas, Department 6th Floor, Courtroom 602

Biography

Hon. Christopher R. Rothgery is a judge for the Lorain County Court of Common Pleas (General Division) in Ohio. He was elected to the bench in November 2004 and re-elected in 2010 and 2016.


Rothgery received a B.S. in criminal justice from Bowling Green State University. He went on to complete a J.D. at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 1988.


Prior to joining the judiciary, Rothgery practiced for sixteen years as a private practice attorney and also spent time as an acting judge for the Elyria Municipal Court (1994 to 2003). As a private practice attorney, Rothgery engaged primarily in criminal defense work.


He was born in El Paso, Texas, and is a graduate of Elyria Catholic High School. Rothgery and his wife, Linda, have one daughter.


He is registered as a Democrat.

Recent Cases by Hon. Christopher R. Rothgery

On April 9, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Apr 09, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Practice Area

Labor and Employment

Matter Type

Workers Compensation

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 09, 2024

On April 9, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Apr 09, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 09, 2024

On April 8, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Apr 08, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Practice Area

Property

Matter Type

Foreclosure

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 09, 2024

On April 5, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Apr 05, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 05, 2024

On April 5, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Apr 05, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 05, 2024

On April 4, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Apr 04, 2024

Status

Appealed

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Practice Area

Labor and Employment

Matter Type

Workers Compensation

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 05, 2024

On April 4, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Apr 04, 2024

Status

Appealed

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Practice Area

Labor and Employment

Matter Type

Workers Compensation

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 05, 2024

On April 4, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Apr 04, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 05, 2024

On April 4, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Apr 04, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Practice Area

Property

Matter Type

Foreclosure

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 05, 2024

On April 3, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Apr 03, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Practice Area

Property

Matter Type

Foreclosure

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 05, 2024

On April 2, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Apr 02, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 02, 2024

On April 2, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Apr 02, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 02, 2024

On April 2, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Apr 02, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Practice Area

Property

Matter Type

Foreclosure

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 03, 2024

On April 1, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Apr 01, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 02, 2024

On March 29, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Mar 29, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 29, 2024

On March 29, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Mar 29, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Practice Area

Property

Matter Type

Foreclosure

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 29, 2024

On March 28, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Mar 28, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 29, 2024

On March 28, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Mar 28, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 28, 2024

On March 28, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Mar 28, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 29, 2024

On March 26, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Mar 26, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 26, 2024

On March 25, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Mar 25, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 26, 2024

On March 25, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Mar 25, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Practice Area

Property

Matter Type

Foreclosure

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 26, 2024

On March 22, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Mar 22, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 22, 2024

On March 21, 2024 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Lorain County. Judge Rothgery, Judge Christopher presiding.

Filed

Mar 21, 2024

Court

Lorain County

County

Lorain County, OH

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 22, 2024

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