Skip Menu

Wesley Buchanan

For Judge of the Portage County Municipal Court
Full Term Beginning 1/1/2022

Candidate Details

  • Residence
  • Email
  • Website
  • Age
  • Occupation
  • Education
    J.D from University of Akron
  • Work Experience
    Criminal Defense Attorney since 2013
  • Family
    Single Father with twin daughters
  • Affiliations

Question 1

List your judicial experience (courts and years)

Currently seeking election to the bench.

Question 2

What non-judicial legal experience qualifies you to be a judge?

My years of experience as a trial attorney and my previous experience as a small business owner will help bring good practices to the Court and create efficiencies to save the taxpayer money.

Question 3

Why are you running for this particular court seat?

One of my goals is to bring a specialized human trafficking court to Portage County, to help combat and judicially address the human trafficking issues in Portage County. In addition, to bring veteran services to the Court and help provided services to veterans who are dealing with mental health concerns.