Connie F. Zemmelman has been a Lucas County Juvenile Court Judge since June, 2007. She is a member of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals and was appointed in 2009 to the Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education.
Prior to taking the bench she practiced law for 25 years. Her practice focused on family issues, including adoptions and surrogacy law, juvenile law and probate law. Judge Zemmelman also served as a Magistrate in the Lucas County Probate Court from 1994-1997. While in private practice she was chosen by colleagues for listing in The Best Lawyers in America for her work in family-related areas of law.
Judge Zemmelman received her undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University and her law degree from the University of Toledo College of Law. She currently serves on the Toledo Bar Association Board of Directors, The Toledo Bar Association Foundation (Secretary), and is immediate Past President of the University of Toledo Law Alumni Affiliate Board. She has previously held leadership positions on the boards of several non-profit community and legal organizations.
Judge Connie Zemmelman is married to Judge Norman Zemmelman and they have one daughter, Rebecca.