Mayor Frank G. Jackson Swears in First Assistant Prosecutor

Monday, June 13, 2016

CLEVELAND – Today, Mayor Frank G. Jackson administered the oath of office to James H. Hewitt III who will serve as the First Assistant Prosecutor for the City of Cleveland Prosecutor’s Office.

Mr. Hewitt has more than 33 years of legal experience. He has served as the Law Director for the City of East Cleveland, a bar examiner for the Ohio Board of Bar Examiners, the principal in Hewitt Law LLC, James H. Hewitt Co. LPA and Coaxum and Hewitt, LPA., and most recently as a judge for the Cleveland Municipal Court

Mr. Hewitt is a past President of the Cuyahoga County Law Directors Association and The Phillis Wheatley Association. He is a member of the Cleveland and Norman S. Minor Bar Associations.

Mr. Hewitt is a graduate of St. Ignatius High School and has received a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Macalester College in Minnesota and a Juris Doctorate from Cleveland State University’s Cleveland Marshall College of Law. He is a Cleveland resident and serves as a deacon at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church.

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