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Shiela  Turner McCall

Shiela Turner McCall

Cleveland Municipal Court
Full Term Commencing Jan. 4, 2024

*Top Vote-Getter in General Election

Candidate Details

  • Residence
  • Social Media
  • Age
  • Occupation
  • Education

    Graduate, John Adams H.S. 
    Hiram College, B. A. 
    Cleveland State University College of Law

  • Work Experience

    Assistant Prosecutor, City of Cleveland 

    Assistant Prosecutor, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor

    Magistrate, Juvenile Court, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court

    Judge, Cleveland Municipal Court, elected 2017

  • Family
    Married with children
  • Affiliations

    Cleveland Bar Association, member 

    Cuyahoga Democratic Women's Caucus

    Black Women's Political Action Committee, member

    Black Judges Assn, member

  • Endorsements

    UAW- United Auto Workers Assn

    C. A.M. E. O. 


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Question 1

List your judicial experience (courts and years)

Elected to current office 2017

Magistrate, Cuyahoga County, Juvenile Court, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court 2012-2017

Abbreviated Candidate Answers

I was elected to the bench by the Citizens of Cleveland in 2017 and have proudly served my community. I am one of your judges responsible for the dedicated domestic violence docket. I have also participated in the courts expungement and drivers license clinics helping people put their lives back on track. 

Question 2

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

Assistant prosecutor for City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County. 
Former licensed social worker 

Abbreviated Candidate Answers

As a former licensed social worker and prosecutor I am uniquely able to use those skills along with my legal experience to make sound legal decisions. 

Question 3

Why are you running for this particular court seat?

Running for reelection to retain my seat and continue to work to provide equal justice to t defendants and to the citizens of Cleveland and provide safety and justice to its residents. 

Abbreviated Candidate Answers

I am running to retain my current seat and continue to work for my community.