Counsel at the law firm of Collins & Scanlon, LLP
Jeff Hastings is a former Judge of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas and is currently Of Counsel at the law firm of Collins & Scanlon, LLP in downtown Cleveland, OH. His practice is primarily focused on criminal defense matters and throughout his career has handled over a 1,000 criminal matters in municipal, state and federal courts. Previously, Jeff served as the Managing Attorney for the Cleveland Office of the Ohio Attorney General and since April 2007 has been a Member of the Cuyahoga Board of Elections and served as the Board’s Chairman from April 2007 to December 2012.
After graduating from Ashland University in 1982 with a B.A. in Political Science and Economics, Jeff went on to obtain his M.B.A. in 1985 from Baldwin-Wallace College and in 1991 a Juris Doctorate from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Jeff also serves on the Board of Directors for the Western Reserve Insurance Group located in Wooster, OH., the Advisory Board of the Greater Cleveland Salvation Army and the Advisory Council of Harbor Light, which provides services to persons that are homeless, drug addicted and recently released from prison.