Deborah A. Alspach
Judge

Judge Deborah Alspach received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The Ohio State University in 1985 and her Juris Doctor from Ohio Northern University in 1988. She began working as a Law Clerk for the Law Aid Society in Columbus, Marion Branch in 1987. Upon admission to the Bar in 1988 Judge Alspach opened a private practice. In 1992 she was appointed Magistrate for Marion County Juvenile and Probate Court. Judge Alspach was elected and re-elected Judge for the Marion County Court of Common Pleas Family Court in 1999, 2006 and 2012. She serves as the Presiding Judge for the Courts of Common Pleas and serves as the Administrative Judge of the Family Court in odd numbered years.

Robert D. Fragale
Judge

Judge Robert D. Fragale was born and raised in Butler, Pennsylvania, graduating from Butler High School in 1973. He received a Bachelor of Science from Slippery Rock University in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, in 1978, and his Juris Doctor from Capital University Law School in 1982. He began working in private practice in 1983 and from 1992 to 2004, held the position as Magistrate of the Marion County Common Pleas Court, Probate and Juvenile Division. From May of 2004 through December of 2004 he held the position as Marion County Common Pleas Court Judge - General Division. From December of 2004 through January of 2009, he held the position as Marion County Common Pleas Court Magistrate, Family Court. He was elected to his first term as Judge of the Marion County Family Court in November of 2008.