Judge Comstock has been Judge of the Berea
Municipal Court since January 2, 2000.
Berea Municipal Court covers not only Berea
but also Middleburg Heights, Brook
Park, Strongsville, Olmsted Falls,
the Metro Parks and the Ohio State Patrol.
Prior to his current position, Judge Comstock was in the
private practice of law for 20 years.
Most recently he was a partner with the law firm currently known as Largent,
Berry, Preston & Jamison, Co, LPA, in which he sold all interest prior
to taking the bench.
Judge Comstock’s previous elected position was two terms on
the Berea Board of Education; including 3 years as its President. He was also appointed Chairman of Middleburg
Heights Charter Review Commission in 1989 and as a member of Middleburg Heights
Board of Zoning Appeals in 1990-1991.
Judge Comstock is a graduate of Berea High School. He furthered his education by attending Wittenberg University, graduating in 1976. Judge Comstock pursued his law degree at
Gonzaga University School of Law where he graduated in 1979.
Among his other activities, Judge Comstock is an active
member of Berea Rotary and was very involved in the creation of the Middleburg
Heights Rotary Club.
Judge Comstock is also a member of Middleburg
Heights, Berea, Brook Park and Strongsville Chambers of
Commerce and a past president of the Berea Chamber.
Judge Comstock has been a member of the Berea United
since 1969. He is currently on the
Finance Committee and the Endowment Committee, and served as Chairman of the
Board of Trustees from 1990 - 1995. From
1981 through 1989 he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Berea
As an outgrowth of his interest in baseball, Judge Comstock
coached in the Berea Baseball Association from 1981 - 1992, and was President
of that Association from 1984 - 1991.
Currently, he helps coach his son in the Strongsville Recreation
Judge Comstock’s past civic involvement also included 12
years with the Jaycees, during which time he served as President of the Berea
Jaycees, Legal Counsel for the Ohio Jaycees and Treasurer of the Jaycees of the
Western Reserve Foundation. He was
honored as being recognized Who’s Who in America in 1985 and 1988.
Judge Comstock continues to strive to administer justice
fairly and efficiently in order to foster a safe environment in all the
communities of the Berea Municipal Court district.