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About Perry County Juvenile Court / Probate Court

Judge Luann Cooperrider

P.O. Box 167
106 South Main Street South Entrance
New Lexington, OH  43764

(740) 342-1118 - Juvenile
(740) 342-1493 - Probate
(740) 342-5524 - Fax for both

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Juvenile Court Website: Perry County Juvenile Court
Probate Court Website: Perry County Probate Court

Email Juvenile Court: pcjuv@perrycountycourt.com
Email Probate Court: pcpro@perrycountycourt.com

Click on the images below to view/download the full brochure in PDF format.

BIOGRAPHY OF JUDGE LUANN COOPERRIDER

Judge Luann Cooperrider was born and raised in Perry County, Ohio.  She is the only daughter in a family of eight children. She is a graduate of Sheridan High School in Thornville, Ohio. She attended Ohio State University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree. She then attended law school at Capital University where she earned her Juris Doctorate and also did graduate work at Loyola University in Rome, Italy.

 

Upon passing the bar exam, she began her legal career in private practice in Thornville in 1983 and continued there until 1991. She taught business law classes at Central Ohio Technical College from 1985 to 1988. In 1986, she became the first female lawyer to be an assistant prosecutor in Perry County and continued at that position until 1990. On February 12, 1991, she took office as the Perry County Probate-Juvenile judge, the first female judge in Perry County. She also has been a professor of various law courses at Hocking College, Perry County Campus, New Lexington, since 1991.

 

Throughout her career Judge Cooperrider has received many honors and awards. She was chosen by her peers to be President of the Ohio Association of Juvenile Judges. She was the recipient of the Ohio State Bar Association Women in Law Award for the state of Ohio. She was the recipient of the Ohio Education Service Center Award for Enhancing Education to the Youth of Perry County. She was the president of the Ohio Juvenile Court Judges Board of Trustees. In 2004, she was awarded the Grand Master’s Community Service Award from the Freemasons. She also has been selected to be an Ohio Mock Trial judge. In 2006, she was inducted into the Sheridan High School Academic Hall of Fame.  In 2008, Judge Luann Cooperrider was instrumental in starting a free legal clinic in Perry County with Judge Dean Wilson of the Perry County Court.

 

In 2012, Judge Cooperrider and Judge Wilson were honored by The Ohio State Bar Foundation with an Outstanding Organization Award.  In 2013, Ohio Justice Alliance for Community Corrections honored Judge Cooperrider with the C.J. McLin award.

In 2014, the Perry County Board of DD recognized Judge Cooperrider and her staff by presenting her with the Inspire By Example award.

 

Judge Cooperrider has one son, Cooper Gillogly. She is a member of the Grace Lutheran Church in Thornville and in her spare time she enjoys riding her bicycle, cross country skiing, boating and spending time with her family.

Perry County Juvenile Court HorsePOWER Program

HorsePOWER is a new program lead by Perry County Juvenile Court in partnership with Diamond Lake Horse Farm that assists kids in learning about themselves through self-discovery and empowerment with the help of an Equine Partner.

 

 

 

Perry County Juvenile Court HorsePOWER Program

 

 

HorsePOWER is a new program lead by Perry County Juvenile Court in partnership with Diamond Lake Horse Farm that assists kids in learning about themselves through self-discovery and empowerment with the help of an Equine Partner.

 

What does the Program look like:

  • HorsePOWER meets bi-weekly with a Probation Officer and staff from Diamond Lake Horse Farm to embark on a journey of self-discovery together.
  • Programs are taught in blocked Groups of 6 sessions.  Each participant will complete 6 sessions and then is given the opportunity to apply to continue for another 6 sessions.

 

For more Information or referrals contact:

Mendy Boley, Probation Officer
(740) 721-0789 Office
(740) 607-7098 Mobile
mboley@perrycountycourt.com

 

Click HERE to view/download the program brochure in PDF format.

Click HERE to view/download the program referral form in PDF format.

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Perry County Juvenile Court / Probate Court Case Statistics

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