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Judge Peter B. Abele
Judge Peter B. Abele

Judge Peter B. Abele is married and has three children.

Education: B.S. from Bowling Green State University (1979), and J.D. from Capital University Law School (1982).

Judge 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.