Judge John P. Quinn

Judge Quinn-web-smallerJudge John P. Quinn, has over 38 years of legal experience.  With over twenty years of experience as a trial attorney,  Judge Quinn came to the Domestic Relations Court in 1995 as a Magistrate.  He was promoted to Chief Magistrate where he served until December 31, 2000. From January 1, 2001 until January 3, 2003, Judge Quinn served as Chief Counsel, Civil Division, in the Summit County Prosecutor’s Office.

Judge Quinn was elected to the Domestic Relations bench in November 2002 for his term which began January 4, 2003 and re-elected in November 2008. In January 2013, Judge Quinn was named the Administrative Judge for the Domestic Relations Court. He is married to Delores Quinn and together they have three children and three grandchildren. Judge Quinn serves our area in many capacities including as a Board member of First Friday Club of Greater Akron, Member of the Advisory Council for Catholic Charities Community Services/Summit County, Formerly board member of the Good Samaritan Hunger Center and Family and Children First Council of Summit County as well as Akron-Summit County Community Action, Inc.   He is a graduate of Class III of Child and Family Leadership Exchange and serves as a volunteer coach for CYO and West Akron Baseball League.


  • Akron St. Vincent High School, 1967
  • Ohio State University, BA English (with honors), 1972
  • Ohio State University College of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 1975

Admitted to Practice:

  • U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • All Ohio Courts


  • Wife Delores
  • Three children, Kevin, Meaghan & Patrick
  • Three grandchildren

Professional Associations:

  • Ohio Association of Domestic Relations Judges
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Ohio Association of Magistrates (former member)
  • Ohio Association of Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys (former member)


  • Member, St. Sebastian Parish, Akron, Ohio
  • Family and Child Leadership Exchange, Class III
  • Family and Children First Council of Summit County
  • Former Board Member, Good Samaritan hunger Center
  • Former coach, Catholic Youth Organization and West Akron Baseball League