Skip to Content

Common Pleas Court Judges

Judge Joan C. Synenberg

Courtroom: 15-D
Fax: (216) 348-4092

Sarah O'Shaughnessy

(216) 443-8671

Staff Attorney:

Nadeen Nassar

(216) 443-8602

On Common Pleas Bench Since: January 2007
Admitted to Bar: 1988
Residence: Bratenahl, Cleveland
High School: Mayfield High School
College: Cleveland State University
Law School: Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Pro Bono Collaborative

The Court's Pro Bono Collaborative is held in Judge Synenberg's courtroom monthly. This program provides free, legal civil assistance to those already facing criminal charges. This could be help with issues such as expungements, driver's license suspensions, collections, evictions/Foreclosures, child support, and child custody/visitation.

Volunteer attorneys are needed. If you would like to help, please contact Pro Bono Collaborative Coordinator Raleigh O'Brien at 216-443-8875 or email at