Hon. Jack Zouhary
US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Jack Zouhary graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College (‘73) and returned to his hometown for a law degree from the University of Toledo (‘76) where he was an Associate Editor on Law Review. He was in private practice with RCO Law until January 2000 when he took a position as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for S. E. Johnson Companies.
He was appointed by the Ohio Governor to the Common Pleas bench in March 2005; nominated by the President to the District Court in December 2005 with unanimous Senate confirmation in March 2006. He has served as a visiting District Court judge in several states, and by assignment on the Sixth and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeal.
Judge Zouhary is a Judicial Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) and served on its Joint Task Force with IAALS (Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System) on Discovery and Civil Justice. He recently completed two terms on the Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Judicial Conference. He currently serves on the IAALS Board of Advisors.