Law Director, City of Newton Falls
A. Joseph Fritz
Attorney A. Joseph "Joe" Fritz hails from St. Marys, a small rural community in north central Pennsylvania where he began his love for outdoor activities and the small community way of life. He attended The Pennsylvania State University, Youngstown State University & ultimately attained his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree from the University of Akron in 1989. He was licensed in the State of Ohio in 1990 and the Federal District Court in 1993.
He became Newton Falls Director of Law and also the Prosecutor of the Newton Falls Municipal in 2010. The Director of Law is a part-time position retained by City Council. Joe started a private legal practice over thirty years ago and continues his general practice of the law. His private practice includes civil litigation, criminal law, family law and business consulting. He is a member of the Ohio Bar Association, the Trumbull County Bar Association and is a Life Patriot Benefactor of the National Rifle Association.
Joe is married to Susan, a retail manager, for over twenty years and has one adult son. He continues his lifelong learning of music, fishing and care of animals.