Who is Judge Lynn Toler?
Lynn C. Toler is an American Lawyer and a veteran municipal court judge is best known for being a judge on the court series Divorce Court. She is the longest-serving host on the television court program having joined in 2006.
Detailed Lynn Toler Biography
Toler appears regularly as a guest expert on WeTV’s Marriage Bootcamp. She attended Harvard College earning an undergraduate degree in English and American Literature in 1981 and also a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1984.
At the age of 33 in 1993, Toler was elected judge of The Cleveland Heights Municipal Court. This was eight years after working as an attorney specializing in civil matters. She volunteered actively in her community creating innovative programs for young offenders such as Woman Talk. Woman Talk is a program designed to intensively mentor young, at-risk girls.
Judge Lynn Toler
Toler won her first judicial race by just 6 votes in a predominantly Democratic district as a Republican, where Democrats held 5:1 majority at 34 years old. The cases she handled involved all misdemeanor crimes, traffic, and minor cost civil cases. They were within an inner-ring suburb of Cleveland, Ohio of about 50,000 residents. She was re-elected in 2000 garnering 80% of the vote. She was known for enforcing nontraditional judgments, such as handwritten essays.
Toler also created and ran a mentoring program for teenage girls while on the bench. She also served on many boards including The Juvenile Diabetes Board, The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) and The Cleveland Domestic Violence Center. Toler received The Humanitarian of the Year Award from The Cleveland Domestic Violence Center in 2002.
Between 2001 and 2006, while serving as a retired judge, she became an adjunct professor at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio. There, she created and taught, courses on Civil Rights Law and Women’s Rights.
Divorce Court Judge Lynn Toler
Toler became the host of the longest-running television court program, “Divorce Court” in 2006. Lynn has seen providing counsel, words of wisdom, and trying to talk sense into the show’s outrageous couples. Judge Toler has a strident vocal timbre and uses emphasis in much of her speech. Her dedication to ending domestic violence continues.
Judge Lynn Toler Books
Judge Toler has authored three books. She published her first book “My Mother’s Rules: A Practical Guide to Becoming an Emotional Genius” in 2006. It is a humorous memoir in which Judge Toler recounts a childhood lived in the shadow of mental illness. She also provides a practical guide to the emotional lessons learned from that experience and her time on the bench.
Her second book “Put It In Writing,” coauthored with Deborah Hutchison, was published in September 2009. Put It In Writing gives readers concrete, conflict-free solutions to the difficult situations that arise between family and friend
Making Marriage Work Lynn Toler
Her third book Making Marriage Work: New Rules for an Old Institution, was published in 2012. .Making Marriage Work is an updated manual to help get the job of marriage done right in this day and age. It suggests specific procedures that should be put in place to bridge the gap between head over heels and happily ever after.
The book explains how to phrase things in order to span the great hormonal divide men and women often fall into when trying to talk to one another. It also discusses the very new and real challenges to marriage created in a culture often overwhelmed by the emphasis on (and ability to attain) instant gratification.
Replete with simple, no-nonsense rules, Divorce Court anecdotes, and stories about Judge Toler’s own union, Making Marriage Work contains invaluable information couples can use today to secure their marital tomorrow.
Judge Lynn Toler Mother’s Death
Toler’s mother, nicknamed Toni, died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis on August 31, 2016, at 8:30 in the morning. Toler describes her mother as selfless, kind, tenacious, gracious, a truly extraordinary individual.
What is Lynn Toler Age?
Toler was born on October 25, 1959, in Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Who’re Lynn Toler Family Members?
Toler was born to Bill Toler and Shirley Toler and has a sister Kathy Toler.
Who’re Lynn Toler Children?
With Mumford, Toler has two sons and four stepsons.
Who’s Lynn Toler Husband?
Toler has been married to Eric Mumford since April 1989.
What is Lynn Toler Net Worth 2020?
She has an estimated net worth of $15 million.
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