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.