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Richard Michael Rogers, American Judge ( law: judicial administration)judge. Recipient Superior Judicial Service award Ohio Supreme Court, 1982, 83, 84, 85.


Rogers, Richard Michael was born on December 8, 1944 in Lorain, Ohio, United States. Son of Paul M. and Lillie (Morris) Rogers.


Bachelor, Ohio Northern University, 1966. Juris Doctor, Ohio Northern University, 1972.


Bar: Ohio 1972, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1973. Association Martin, Hall& Rogers, Marion, Ohio, 1972-1976. Partner Rogers & Rogers, Marion, 1976-1981.

Assistant law director, police prosecutor City of Marion, 1973-1974, public defender, 1975. Assistant county prosecutor Marion County, 1976-1981. Village solicitor, La Rue, Ohio, 1976-1981.

Judge Marion Municipal Court, 1982-1988;judge Common Pleas Court, 1989^. member Ohio Supreme Court Traffic Rules Review Commission, 1989^. Judge district competition National Bicentennial Competition on Constitution and Bill of Rights, 1988, judge state competition, 1988^, judge nat. competition, 1989, 93, 95. Instructor faculty Ohio Judicial College.


Regular ceremonies enable people to open themselves to God more fully. They help people to hear God's offer and challenge ever more deeply, and to allow God to prompt and enable them to respond.


Social norms that assume different standards for women than for men in marriage are outdated and should be rejected. Laws in civil society should define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.


The very idea that one gender is superior to another should be rejected as well as the erroneous notion that members of one gender may receive love, power, and esteem only at the expense of another.


Member Marion Active 20/40 Service Club, 1973-1984, treasurer, 1976-1980, board directors, 1976-1984, president, 1980-1981. Chairman board directors, president, co-founder Marion Area Driver Re-education Project, 1974-1981. President Big Brothers/Big Sisters Marion County, 1986-1987, board directors, 1984-1988.

Member school board St. Mary's Elementary School, 1985-1988, vice president, 1986, board directors Marion Catholic High School Endowment Fund, since 1986, vice president, since 1991. Member Marion Catholic Junior/Senior High School Board, 1988-1994, president, 1990-1991. Member criminal justice steering committee Marion Campus Ohio State University, 1996-1900.

Member paralegal advisory committee Marion Technology College, 1994-1996. Trustee Ohio State Bar Foundation, 1997-1999, 05-07. With United States Army, 1968-1969.

Member Ohio State Bar Association (modern courts committee 1982-1985, judicial administration and legal reform committee 1982-1993, legislation subcommittee of judicial administration and legal reform committee 1989-1993, council delegations 1991-1993, board governors 1996-1999, chairman government affairs committee 1998-1999, vice-chair criminal justice committee 2001-2002, chairman jury instruction committee 2002-2006), Marion County Bar Association (president 1985-1986), Ohio Judicial Conference (general administration 1984-1985, vice chair family matters video committee 1991-1994, chairman subcommittee legal matters video, civil law and procedure committee 1991-1995, editorial board Ohio Jury Instruction since 1995), Marion County Law Library. Association (trustee 1982-1904, president 1991-1993, vice president 1994-2004), Ohio Courts Appeal Judges Association, Delta Theta Phi, Sigma Pi.


  • Other Interests

    Golf, scuba diving.


Married Sophia Lydia Wagner, December 23, 1967. Children: L. Danielle, David K., Marisa D., Matthew D. Bachelor, Ohio Northern.