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Lake County Ohio
Prosecutor Office
Home | Prosecutor Bio

Charles E. Coulson, Prosecuting Attorney

Professional Experience:

  • Lake County Prosecuting Attorney (1995 to date)
  • Law Director for City of Kirtland (1980 - 1995)
  • Prosecutor for City of Kirtland (1980 - 1995)
  • Prosecutor for City of Willowick (1988 - 1995)
  • Prosecutor for City of Willoughby Hills (1988 - 1995)
  • Prosecutor for Village of Waite Hill (1988 - 1995)
  • Arbitration Chairman, Lake County Common Pleas Court (1981 - 1995)
  • Chief Assistant Lake County Prosecutor (1977 - 1979)
  • Assistant Lake County Prosecutor (1975 - 1977)
  • Private Law Practice (1976 - 1995)
    Partner in Law Firm of: Rosplock, Coulson, Perez & Deeb

Military Experience:

United States Army, Military Intelligence (active duty 1968 - 1970)
Rank at Honorable Discharge: Captain
Commanded Military Intelligence Unit,
4th Infantry Division, Vietnam (1968 - 1969)
Received Bronze Star Medal for Service in Vietnam

Teaching Experience:

Law Instructor, part time - Lakeland Community College (1979 - 1992)
Business Law, Real Estate Law and Legal Research and Writing

Law Instructor, part time - Lake Erie College (1993)
Paralegal Course, Investigation and Interviewing

Law Instructor, part time - American Institute for Paralegal Studies, Inc. (1979)
Paralegal Course, Kent State University, Ashtabula Campus

Certified Instructor, Ohio Peace Officer Basic Training Program (1995)

Boards and Associations:

Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, Supreme Court of Ohio
     2004-2006, 2007-2009 & 2010-2012 Terms

Task Force on Jury Service, Supreme Court of Ohio (2003 - 2004)

Executive Board, Lake County Narcotics Agency

Lake County Bar Association (1975 - 2002)
     President (1996-1997)
     Vice President (1995-1996)
     Treasurer (1994 - 1995)
     Secretary (1993 - 1994)
     Chairman, Judicial Selection & Endorsement Committee (1987 - 1993)
     Chairman, Certified Grievance Committee (1993 to 1995)

Lake County Association of Chiefs of Police (Associate Member)

National District Attorneys Association

Fraternal Order of Police Associates, Western Lake County Lodge 69

Education:

Juris Doctor Degree - University of Akron School of Law (1974)

Bachelor of Arts Degree - Kent State University (1970)

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105 Main Street | P.O. Box 490 | Painesville, Ohio 44077
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