101.5 WINT Integrity Radio (Lake County) Features Mary Jane Trapp

Listen as Mary Jane Trapp speaks to WINT listeners on Mediation  | 7/20/18

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Lake County Bar Association releases poll results on which candidates are qualified to be judges

…Mary Jane Trapp, Democratic candidate for the 11th District Court of Appeals term commencing Feb. 10, received 142 total votes, of which 137 were affirmative votes. She received a 96 percent favorable vote… -Read More-
News-Herald | 4/3/18

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Trapp announces run for 11th District Appeals Court

A former 11th District Court of Appeals judge is seeking a second seven-year term on her former court with the upcoming retirement of one of her former colleagues. Mary Jane Trapp — who served from 2007 to 2013 on the court that hears appeals from Portage, Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake and Trumbull county courts — has announced she will be a candidate in the May 8 primary election. The court is based in Warren in Trumbull County… -Read More-
Record Courier | 1/3/18

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Trapp announces candidacy for judge of the 11th District Court of Appeals

Democrat Mary Jane Trapp has announced that she will be a candidate in the May 8 primary for judge of the 11th District Court of Appeals. She is running for the open seat to be vacated by the retirement of Judge Diane Grendell. Trapp, of Russell Township, Geauga County, has been a lawyer for 36 years and previously served the 11th District as judge from 2007 to 2013. The court reviews decisions from municipal and common pleas courts in Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake, Portage and Trumbull …

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Why I am running

There are certain core principles that sustain my work in the law. My family taught me the value of hard work, dedication to your life’s calling, and perseverance. My teachers taught me the value of critical and independent thought and to recognize that we are citizens of a greater whole with an obligation to improve it with our words, our acts, and our deeds, and to embrace learning as a life-long endeavor with real value. My church taught me the importance of faith, social justice, …

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