The law firm of Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan has announced that Mary Jane Trapp, formerly a judge on Ohio's 11th District Court of Appeals, has joined the firm's Cleveland office.
Trapp served a six-year term on the appeals court, located in Warren, and heard cases initially decided in Portage, Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake and Trumbull counties. She was unseated by Colleen O'Toole in the November 2012 election.
Prior to that, Trapp spent 25 years as a trial and appellate attorney in Ohio and appeared before federal courts in Ohio and Pennsylvania. She is a past president of the Ohio State Bar Association.
Trapp lives in Geauga County.