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    Denise L. Cross, Administrative Judge



    • Administrative Judge, Montgomery County Domestic Relations Court (2001-Present)
    • Former Legal Director / Chief Magistrate, Montgomery County Juvenile Court 
    • Former Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Montgomery County Prosecutor's Office 
    • Former Domestic Relations Supervising Attorney, Legal Aid Society of Dayton 
    • Former Assistant Public Defender, Erie County Pennsylvania
    • Former Private Practitioner
    • Juris Doctorate Degree, University of Akron School of Law (1978)
    • Bachelor of Arts Degree, Wilberforce University (1975)
    • Member, Thurgood Marshall Law Society 
    • Member, Dayton Bar Association 
    • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
    • Girl Scout Leader of Troop 30069, Buckeye Trails Girl Scout Council 
    • Member, National Bar Association
    • Member, National Association of Women Judges
    • Member, National Association for Court Management
    • Member, Queens of Finance
    • Member, Carrousels Inc., Dayton Chapter
    • Member, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Dayton Alumnae Chapter
    • Lifetime Member of the NAACP
    • Top Ten Women- Dayton Daily News 2006
    • Member, Stan Greenberg Family Law Forum
    • Inducted in the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Women of Leadership Hall of Fame in 2010