Williams-Byers is extremely active in communities throughout the County and particularly in her home city of South Euclid where she has live for the past seven years.
By JAMES W. WADE III
Gayle Williams-Byers has officially been declared the new Judge-elect of South Euclid Municipal Court.
After the Nov. 8, 2011 election she never lost the faith. In a statement she said “Here’s what’s next… the race is too close to call with a 5 vote difference still outstanding… 6+ votes will get us to victory. It’s not over yet though. We have until Nov. 29, for the final results to come in.”
After all the 7,473 votes were counted, Gayle Williams-Byers is declared the Judge in South Euclid, Ohio.
Official Results: Mary Riley Casa (2,573 votes) – Lee A. Koosed (2,269 votes) – Gayle Williams-Byers (2,624 votes).
Williams-Byers, 37, has worked as a Cuyahoga County assistant prosecuting attorney. She would like to start a housing court to help address the growing problem of foreclosures, open a night court and work with police to keep troubled youngsters from sliding all the way into Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court.
Byers has previously served on the United States Clean Air Subcommittee as a Legislative Aide, working on issues related to Energy, Environment and Transportation legislation.
Currently, she serves as the Grand Jury and General Felony Supervisor in the office of the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor where she oversees the indictment of all felony cases committed throughout the county. Further, she supervises a unit of trial attorneys who are responsible for litigating several of the indicted cases.
In addition to her work at the Prosecutor’s office, Gayle serves as Adjunct Faculty at Cuyahoga Community College in the Department of Law Enforcement where she teaches a range of courses designed to lead students to their desired Associates Degree.
Williams-Byers is extremely active in communities throughout the County and particularly in her home city of South Euclid where she has live for the past seven years. She is a member of the South Euclid Playground of Possibilities steering committee which is committed to providing the children of the city a playground equipped with the ability to service children of all play ranges and abilities.
Additionally, she has been a guest lecturer on the topic of search and seizure at the South Euclid citizen’s police academy and has worked with the police department to design and teach a course on Parents and the Law.