Oberlin Municipal Court

At Patituce & Associates, we believe in providing experienced criminal defense counsel for clients facing one of the most troubling, confusing times of their lives. The strength of our team is the main reason we can accomplish this task. With more than 70 years of collective legal experience, our team has been able to take 200+ cases to trial.

Our team consists of former prosecutors, attorneys who are licensed to practice in four different states, and attorneys who have been regularly featured in the media. If you are looking for a team of powerhouse defense lawyers in Lorain County, you have come to the right place.

Experienced Oberlin Municipal Court Attorneys

If you are in need of a criminal defense lawyer, it is important to find someone who is familiar with the local laws and court system in Oberlin, Ohio. At Patituce & Associates, LLC, our attorneys have experience representing clients in the Oberlin Municipal Court and have established positive relationships with the judges and prosecutors in the court. Our previous experience in this particular court allows us to effectively prepare our clients and their cases for their hearings.

About Oberlin Municipal Court

The Oberlin Municipal Court has jurisdiction in the following territories: City of Amherst, City of Oberlin, Village of Kipton, Village of Rochester, Village of South Amherst, Village of Wellington and Townships of Amherst, Brighton, Camden, Henrietta, Huntington, New Russia, Penfield, Pittsfield, Rochester and Wellington.

Judge's Office

Oberlin Municipal Court is a single Judge Court. Thomas A. Januzzi is the Judge of the Court. Judge Januzzi was elected in November 2001, was re-elected in November 2007 and November 2013 and is presently serving a six year term beginning January 1, 2020.

You can reach the Judge’s office directly by calling 440-775-1402. This is the telephone of the Judicial Assistant. You cannot contact the Judge directly. Your call must be screened. The Judge is not trying to be impersonal or unfriendly or unhelpful by having the calls screened. Just like all of us the Judge has certain rules that he must follow.

Address & Information

Physical Address

85 S. Main Street
Oberlin, OH 44074


M-F 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

General Information:

440-775-1751 Press 7

Clerk of Court:


Clerk of Court Fax:


Criminal / Traffic Division:

440-775-1751 Press 3

Civil / Small Claim Division:

440-775-1751 Press 4

Judge / Bailiff / Judicial / Legal Assistants:

Joseph Davidson: 440-776-4808
440-775-1751 Ext 123

Community Control Department / Probation:

440-775-1751 Press 5
Officer Spears: Ext 114
Pre-Sentence Investigation: Ext 277

Contact Our Criminal Defense Team Today

We offer all prospective clients a free, confidential phone consultation, giving them the chance to discuss the details of their arrest and the charges they potentially face. Whether it’s the middle of the night or on the weekend, we understand that an arrest can occur at any time. That is why we can be reached 24/7. Although we will do our best to return your phone call within 12 hours of receiving your message, you can expect us to return your call within 24 hours at the latest.

When our team at Patituce & Associates, LLC takes on a case, we thoroughly investigate the matter, collect supporting evidence, assess the evidence gathered by law enforcement officials, interview potential witnesses, and develop an effective legal defense in order to either get the entire case dismissed or the charges/penalties reduced. We treat every client with the utmost respect and dignity.

Contact us today for a free consultation at 440-471-7784.