Judge Jay Wells is serving on our Summit County Common Pleas Court with integrity, tough-minded fairness, and common sense—qualities we need on our local courts.


– Barberton High School
– University of Akron
– University of Akron Law School

Judge Jay Wells served in the Army National Guard from 1988 to 2015 rst as crewman on an M1 Abrams Armor tank. Later as a Judge Advocate General he worked as an Assistant Staff Judge Advocate and in the Trial Defense Service until he retired in 2015 with the rank of Captain.

Judge Jay Wells served as an advocate for the disadvantaged, disabled and mentally
ill in our area as a practicing attorney.

He worked with Judge Amy Corrigall- Jones to start Valor Court, which gives veterans access to programs, treatment and interaction with mentors to help them succeed after their involvement with the criminal justice system.

This website is paid for by Keep Judge Wells. Use of military rank, job titles and photographs in uniform does not imply the endorsement of the Department of the Army or the Department of Defense.