Professionally Diverse

Charles Fleming

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

NominatedSeptember 30, 2021

ConfirmedFebruary 1, 2022

  • From 1991 to 2022, Charles Fleming served as an Assistant Federal Public Defender in the Federal Public Defender Office for the Northern District of Ohio.
    • From 2010 to 2016, Fleming was the office’s Investigative and Paralegal Staff Supervisor. From 2016 to 2021, he was the Cleveland Trial Team Supervisor.
  • Fleming is an Adjunct Professor at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, where he co-teaches a course on trial advocacy. 
  • Upon confirmation, Fleming became the first former public defender to serve as a district judge in Ohio.
  • Fleming received his B.A. from Kent State University in 1986 and his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 1990.