Denise Navarre Cubbon was elected Lucas County Juvenile Court Judge in November, 2004. She became the Lucas County Administrative Judge in April, 2007. She currently serves as the Lead Judge of the Lucas County Juvenile Court NCJFCJ Model Court and in January, 2009, was appointed to serve on The Supreme Court of Ohio Advisory Committee on Children, Families & the Courts.
Prior to taking the bench, she served as a Lucas County assistant prosecuting attorney for 23 years, assigned to the juvenile division, criminal division, and senior protection unit having held supervisory positions in the juvenile division and senior protection unit.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Toledo College of Law, Toledo, Ohio. After college she served as an ACTION/ VISTA volunteer assigned in affiliation with Texas Migrant Council, Laredo, Texas. She is an active community member having served and held leadership positions on several not-for-profit organizations and task forces. She has been married to Stuart F. Cubbon, Esq. since 1981. They have four children.