Diana Stevenson was appointed to the Clerk of Court position in January 2012 and elected to the position of Clerk of Courts in November 2013, November 2015 and November 2021. Diana has a long history of public service in the Court system. Prior to becoming clerk, she served various courts as a judicial attorney, including the Supreme Court of Ohio, the Summit County Probate Court and the Stark County Common Pleas Court. She served in the Summit County Prosecutor's Office, Civil Division, as well as a 12 year appointment as Magistrate in the Summit County Probate Court.
The Clerk of Courts office is responsible for processing all the paperwork that is submitted to the court and to collect money owed to the court. The office has 13 employees and serves the communities of Barberton, Green, Norton, New Franklin, Clinton, Copley and Coventry. Diana continues to work with the judges in order help the court operate more effectively for the citizens of the municipal court district. She also continues to seek new and innovative means to enhance the office’s efficiency.
Diana is a member of the Ohio Association of Municipal/County Court Clerks and has completed coursework necessary to receive her certificate from the National Center for State Courts, Court Management Program, a nationally recognized program intended to enhance the efficiency and quality of the administration of justice. She is also a member of the Akron Bar Association, and a Fellow of the Akron Bar Association.
Diana is also an active member of our community. She is past President of the Magic City Kiwanis and former Lt. Governor of Kiwanis District 16. Diana previously served on the University of Akron Economics Advisory Board, the University on the Honor's College Alumni Board and as an adjunct professor and volunteer moot court advisor and judge.