B.A. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York (History and Government), 1979
J. D. Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio, 1982
Robert J. Triozzi is Director of the C|M|LAW Day 1 Project and teaches experiential courses related to the Project and other criminal justice initiatives. Triozzi has a wide range of experience in legal, civic and public policy matters and has been a leader in the criminal justice system throughout his legal career. He served for ten years as a Judge of the Cleveland Municipal Court and was formerly the Director of Law and Chief Prosecutor for the City of Cleveland. Triozzi has most recently served as the Cuyahoga County Director of Law where he helped advance local efforts toward bail reform and jail diversion opportunities. Prior to his public service Triozzi was a criminal defense trial lawyer. While on the bench, Triozzi assisted his colleagues in the establishment of the Greater Cleveland Drug Court and was instrumental in establishing the Court’s Mentally Disordered Offenders Docket, one of the first Mental Health Courts in Ohio. Triozzi has served as a member of the Ohio Supreme Court’s Domestic Violence Advisory Committee and additionally has held leadership roles in several county-wide criminal justice initiatives. Triozzi previously served on the C|M|LAW adjunct faculty and on the faculty of the Ohio Judicial College. He is a past recipient of the CMBA Justice for All Award.
Day 1 Project; Pop-Up Practicum on Mental Health and Substance Abuse Jail Diversion, criminal justice topics