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John Mascolo, Esq.

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John Mascolo, Esq., Attorney Editor

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Legal Writer and Attorney Editor John Mascolo focuses his work on FindLaw.com’s family law and criminal law areas.   

John is a native of Akron, Ohio, where his 30-year legal career included public service in Summit County as an assistant county prosecutor and in Akron as an assistant city law director. He later served as a trial magistrate in Medina County Domestic Relations Court for 13 years and directed the court’s mediation program for 8 years. John’s career included writing numerous decisions as a magistrate and a substantial number of briefs and motions as a trial attorney and appellate counsel.

John enjoys teaching and has worked as an adjunct professor at the University of Akron and South University. He has written several grants in the area of Community Prosecution and Domestic Violence. Prior to his legal career, he served as a Jesuit Volunteer and worked as a community organizer which stoked his passion for social justice.   

Retired from public service, John enjoys traveling in the U.S. and abroad and visiting our national parks. John spends most of his free time in Ohio, California, and North Carolina. He enjoys time with family and friends, hiking and running, and finding great music in every town he visits.   

Latest Articles

  • Kansas Abortion Laws

    The abortion laws in Kansas differ from those in other states, so it's important to know what's legal and what isn't. Learn about gestational age, fetal viability, Roe v. Wade, Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, and much more at FindLaw.com.

  • California Gun Control Laws

    California gun control laws are some of the strictest in the U.S. They include universal background checks, waiting periods, and more. Learn more at FindLaw.

  • Illinois Abortion Laws

    The abortion laws in Illinois differ from those in other states, so it's important to know what's legal and what isn't. Learn about gestational age, fetal viability, Roe v. Wade, Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, and much more at FindLaw.com.

  • Florida Gun Control Laws

    Florida has somewhat permissive gun control laws that differ from those of other states. Learn about illegal weapons, waiting periods, concealed carry, and much more at FindLaw.com.

  • Arizona Gun Control Laws

    Arizona has extremely permissive gun control laws that differ from those of other states. Learn about illegal weapons, waiting periods, concealed carry, and much more at FindLaw.com.

  • Georgia Abortion Laws

    The exytremely strict abortion laws in Georgia differ from those in other states, so it's important to know what's legal and what isn't. Learn about gestational age, fetal viability, Roe v. Wade, and much more at FindLaw.com.

  • South Dakota Abortion Laws

    The extremely restrictive abortion laws in South Dakota differ from those in other states, so it's important to know what's legal and what isn't. Learn about gestational age, fetal viability, Roe v. Wade, and much more at FindLaw.com.

  • Maine Abortion Laws

    The abortion laws in Maine differ from those in other states, so it's important to know what's legal and what isn't. Learn about gestational age, fetal viability, Roe v. Wade, and much more at FindLaw.com.

  • North Dakota Abortion Laws

    The extremely restrictive abortion laws in North Dakota differ from those in other states, so it's important to know what's legal and what isn't. Learn about gestational age, fetal viability, Roe v. Wade, and much more at FindLaw.com.

  • Minnesota Abortion Laws

    The abortion laws in Minnesota differ from those in other states, so it's important to know what's legal and what isn't. Learn about gestational age, fetal viability, Roe v. Wade, and much more at FindLaw.com.

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