Steve has nearly 20 years of combined legal, government, military, and political experience. Steve worked in the Ohio Senate and Ohio House of Representatives, where he was the Deputy Chief Legal Counsel to the Speaker. Cuckler served as City Councilman and Vice-Mayor of the City of Delaware. He serve as Chairman of the Delaware County Republican Party Executive Committee. He served as Director of Law and Government Affairs for Adelphia Communications and Manager of Government Relations for Time Warner Cable. Cuckler has been an advisor on numerous Republican and issue campaigns.
Steve was recently honored in the Columbus Business First “Forty under 40″ class of 2013. The forty honorees, all under the age of 40, are judged on outstanding career achievements and community service impact. In 2010, he returned from a one year deployment as Chief of Military Justice, Joint Task Force Guantanamo, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Cuckler is a US Army Veteran, and current Major in the United States Army Reserve, where he serves as Team Leader for the 9th LOD in Whitehall, Ohio.
He is a member of Lifepoint Church, Paramuthia and Hiram Masonic Lodges, Veterans of Foreign Wars, First Families of Athens County, and a member of the Ohio, Columbus, and Delaware County Bar Associations. Cuckler attended The Ohio State University and Capital University Law School. He was admitted to the practice of law in 2002. Cuckler resides in Powell, Ohio with his wife, Marjan and two children, Liberty and Lincoln. He focuses his practice on land use, zoning, economic development, elections law, and lobbying at the local government, legislative, and executive agency levels.
Licensed in Ohio