Judge Tonya R. Jones
Judge Tonya R. Jones was elected to the Court of Common Pleas, Division of Domestic Relations, on November 8, 2016 and began her term on January 19, 2017. She is the 1st African American female to serve as a Judge on the Domestic Relations Court, in the 101-year history of this Court.
Judge Jones graduated from Cleveland State University, receiving her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work in 1993. Upon receipt of her B.A., she began her professional career as a licensed social worker. Her passion and dedication to working with families and individuals resulted in her being employed in various fields of social work including Developmental Disabilities, Mental Health, Domestic Violence and Child Protection and Advocacy.