2014 Judicial Candidates Poll

The Judicial Candidates Poll is conducted annually by the Toledo Bar Association as required by Article X of the Association’s Code of Regulations. 

Candidates are to be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Integrity 
  • Fair-mindedness
  • Legal ability 
  • Public & community service
  • Legal experience
  • Judicial temperament 
  • Other qualities bearing upon fitness for the office 
Candidate biographies can be found by clicking on the name of each candidate below. Biographies are posted exactly as submitted by the candidates.

The poll is conducted and responses are tabulated by an offsite polling service and are completely confidential. All Toledo Bar Association members will receive an invitation to the poll via email. For questions about the poll, contact the Toledo Bar Association at 419.242.9363.

The deadline for completion of the survey is Friday, September 5, 2014.

Robert J. Gilmer, Jr., Chairman
Toledo Bar Association Judicial Candidates Committee


Judge of Court of Appeals 
Arlene Singer 

Judge of Court of Appeals

Thomas Osowik   

Judge of the Court of Common Pleas (Juvenile Division)
Denise Navarre Cubbon 

Judge of the Court of Common Pleas (Probate Division)
Jack Puffenberger 

Judge of the Court of Common Pleas (Domestic Relations Division)
Jay Feldstein  
Lisa McGowan 

Judge of the Court of Common Pleas (General Division) 
Michael Goulding 

Judge of the Court of Common Pleas (General Division)
Mark Davis 

Judge of Common Pleas Court
Alan Mayberry

Judge of Probate Court
David Woessner