Court Administrator

TeleisKenneth R. Teleis, JD, SPHR, CCE, CPCU, AIC
Court Administrator

Mr. Teleis assumed this position in September, 2000 and is responsible for management of the non-judicial aspects of the court, including management of the court’s approximately $3.1 Million budget, case management, human resources, security and court technology. In addition to his administrative duties, Mr. Teleis also serves as a part-time magistrate in the court when needed.

Mr. Teleis is an attorney and a 1993 graduate of the University of Akron School of Law. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Gannon University in Erie, PA. Prior to taking over as Court Administrator, Teleis worked in the claims department for a major national insurance company and had his own computer consulting business. He also practiced law in the Akron area and has argued before the Ohio Supreme Court.

In addition to a law degree, Mr. Teleis has been awarded the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation from the American Institute for CPCU, and the Associate in Claims (AIC) designation from the Insurance Institute of America. In 2004, Mr. Teleis completed the Court Management Program jointly sponsored by the National Center for State Courts and the Supreme Court of Ohio Judicial College. In 2009, Mr. Teleis was awarded the designation of Certified Court Executive (CCE) and Fellow of the Institute for Court Management from the National Center for State Courts.  In 2019, Mr. Teleis obtained certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from the Human Resources Certification Institute.    Mr. Teleis is a Past-President for the Ohio Association for Court Management – and previously served on the Commission on Technology and the Courts for the Supreme Court of Ohio.  He continues to be involved in projects and workgroups for the Supreme Court of Ohio.

When not working at the Court, Mr. Teleis enjoys camping around the country with his horses, trail riding, barrel racing and pole bending in various local competitions.