Avon Lake Municipal Court Judge Darrel Bilancini has joined the law firm of Keyse-Walker and Donovan as an "of counsel" attorney.

Avon Lake Municipal Court Judge Darrel Bilancini has joined the law firm of Keyse-Walker and Donovan as an “of counsel” attorney.

A Lorain native, Bilancini serves in a part-time elected position with 35 years of experience as a lawyer in private practice. He has represented clients in state and federal courts in northern Ohio for more than 30 years.

He was elected twice to the judge’s position in a court that serves Avon Lake, Avon and Sheffield Village.

Bilancini, known in legal circles as a skilled litigator, attended Lorain Catholic High School, John Carroll University and the John Marshall College of Law.

The law firm he joins has served clients in Lorain County and throughout Ohio for more than a century, focusing on business law, civil litigation and estate planning and probate.