Gary F. Werner
Judge Gary F. Werner was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned a B.A. in economics, summa cum laude, from the University of California at Los Angeles, a J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, and he is a Phi Beta Kappa member. Judge Werner was in private law practice for approximately 23 years before his election to the bench. He has been licensed to practice in both California and Ohio, and has litigated matters in both states, before federal and state courts, at the trial and appellate levels. Judge Werner previously served in elected office in the City of Brunswick, Ohio as its Mayor (2010-2013), Vice Mayor (2006-2007), Ward 1 Councilman (2004-2007), and Councilman-at-Large (2008-2009). He also routinely presented on various topics at seminars sponsored by the Ohio Bar Association, CLE International, and the National Business Institute.