Former Common Pleas Judge Named Bank Director (People On The Move, The Chronicle-Telegram, July 7, 2013)

The Chronicle-Telegram
July 7, 2013

Former Lorain County Common Pleas Court Judge Joseph E. Cirigliano, now a private practice attorney in the litigation department of Wickens, Herzer, Panza, Cook & Batista, was named a director on the board of Liberty Bank, which is headquartered in Beachwood.  Each director’s term runs for one year.  The bank serves local consumers and privately held businesses with sales of up to $50 million.  “Mr. Cirigliano is an astute individual who is well respected in his field.  He brings a wealth of knowledge to our board and will have a direct and constructive impact on our bank,” said William A. Valerian, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Liberty Bank.  In addition to serving as a judge, Cirigliano is also active within the legal community, having served with the National Judicial College and National Conference of the Judiciary on the Rights of Victims, as well as having acted as law director for North Ridgeville, and contributor to the Ohio Judges Resource Manual.  He has also held positions on the Ohio Judicial College Board of Trustees, Elyria City Civil Service Commission, and Lorain County Community College Board of  Trustees, and was an adjunct instructor in commercial law at Lorain County Community College.