Judge Corey E. Spitler


Judge Spitler is a graduate of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. After college he moved to Wooster, Ohio and was employed by the Walter Jones Construction Company. While working full-time he attended the University of Akron School of Law.

During his last year of law school, he was hired as a bailiff/law clerk for Judge Robert Brown in the Wayne County Common Pleas Court. Upon graduation from Law School, he was hired by Wayne County Prosecutor Keith Shearer as an assistant county prosecutor.

After six years as an assistant prosecutor, Judges William Evans and Stuart Miller hired him as the first magistrate for the Wayne County Municipal Court.

In 2008, Magistrate Spitler resigned from the Wayne County Municipal Court and entered private practice. Judge Spitler also served part-time as a magistrate in the Wayne County Common Pleas court overseeing the foreclosure docket as well as the newly established Drug Court.  Judge Spitler was first elected in 2010 to the Common Pleas Court and was elected for his third and final term in 2022.

Judge Spitler lives in Wooster, Ohio with his wife.  

Judge Timothy R. VanSickle


Judge Timothy R. VanSickle was born and raised in Wayne County, Ohio.  After graduating from Triway Local Schools, Timothy attended the University of Akron where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.  After completing college, Timothy attended the University of Akron School of Law where he graduated with a Juris Doctor degree. 

Timothy began his legal career as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Montgomery County, Ohio.  As an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Timothy worked in the Child Protection Unit where he represented Montgomery County Children Services and prosecuted juvenile offenders.  In 2000, Timothy returned to Wayne County and entered private practice in the Orrville law firm of Kropf, Wagner, & VanSickle, LLP.  While in private practice, Timothy also served as Orrville Law Director and Solicitor for the Villages of Dalton and Doylestown.  In 2012, Timothy left private practice and accepted a position as Magistrate working in the Wayne County Juvenile Court.  In April 2013, Timothy was appointed to the bench for Wayne County Municipal Court to replace retired Judge Mark C. Clark. In 2022, Timothy was elected to serve Wayne County as Judge in the Court of Common Pleas, General Division.

Timothy has previously served his community through membership on the boards of the Orrville/Dalton YMCA, Orrville Area United Way, Salvation Army, Main Street Orrville, the Wayne County Health Department and Wayne County Community Corrections Board.  Timothy currently serves as an Elder at the Orrville Christian Church where he and his family attend church.