Judge Alison Breaux's Staff
Bailiff, Kelvin Gilcreast330.643.2241 E-Mail
Judicial Attorney, Catherine Loya330.643.2242 E-Mail
Judicial Assistant, Aja Mixon330.643.8160 E-Mail
The Honorable Alison Breaux
Judge Alison Breaux joined the Common Pleas Bench when she
was elected to a full term which began on January 5, 2017.
Growing up, Judge Breaux lived in many places, and there were
many places for her to call home. As a child, she lived in several different
states across the country including California, Texas and Nebraska and she even
lived abroad in Japan for several years during her youth. Her parents settled
in Ohio in 1988, and they, along with Alison and her brother have remained in
After graduating from High School, Breaux traveled to Texas
to attend the Texas Christian University. After one year, she desired to be
closer to home and transferred to Kent State University. She graduated from
KSU in 1998 cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts with a Degree in English.
Breaux then entered the University of Akron School of Law in 1998, and she
received her Juris Doctorate in 2001. She was admitted to the Ohio Bar in
November of that same year after passing the Ohio State Bar Exam.
After graduating from law school, Breaux began working in
the private sector at a firm with a primary focus in civil defense and
litigation. As a trial lawyer, she represented individuals, small businesses and
also large insurance companies in many different areas of civil practice
including torts, contracts, and product liability, to name a few. In 2004 Breaux
went on to practice criminal defense at a local Akron firm representing
individuals, often indigent, accused of committing crimes – both at the
misdemeanor and felony level.
In 2012, Breaux joined the Akron Municipal Court as a Civil
Magistrate, presiding over landlord tenant/eviction issues and small claims
matters. As a Magistrate, she heard over 6,000 cases and gained a reputation
for being fair and honest with all parties who appeared before her.
Judge Breaux has been married since 2000, and she and her
husband have three children. She is involved in her community and has served
on several boards including the St. Vincent Parents Association and Life Is
Good No Matter What Cancer Charity. She is also a member of the Daughters of
the American Revolution, Akron Bar Association, Scanlon Inn of Court and
Westminster Presbyterian Church.