Peter B. Abele is married and has three children.
B.S. from Bowling Green State University (1979), and J.D. from
Capital University Law School (1982).
Abele has served as an Assistant Vinton County Prosecutor (1982-1985);
Athens City Prosecutor (1985-1988); Referee in the Athens County
Common Pleas Court (1988-1991); and Judge of the Fourth District
Court of Appeals. In addition to serving on the Fourth District,
Judge Abele has served by appointment to the Ohio Supreme Court.