Judge Mary A. Falvey
Judge Mary A. Falvey has served as a Canton Municipal Court Judge since January, 1991. Prior to that time, she was a law partner with the firm of Schulman, Mestel, Falvey & Burick Co. L.P.A. in Canton, Ohio, a firm whose primary focus was civil litigation.
Judge Falvey graduated from Fairmont West High School in Kettering, Ohio. She earned her B.S.S.W. cum laude from the Ohio State University in 1973. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Akron in 1979.
Judge Falvey has been active in many civic and charitable organizations. She has served as a member of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Advisory Board. She was President of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Advisory Board from 1992 through 2000. She is a member of the Junior League of Canton, Community Advisory Board. Judge Falvey has been the district coordinator for the Ohio Mock Trial program since 1994.
Judge Falvey has served as a member of the University of Akron Law Alumni Association. She is also a member of the Stark County Corrections Planning Board and the Canton Municipal Court Domestic Violence Council. She is also a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Stark County Bar Associations and the Municipal Court Judges Association.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, she worked as a social worker at Massillon State Hospital for six years.