2016 Directory Changes

Ohio Judicial Conference 2016 Ohio Judges Directory found on this page - the 2017 Ohio Judges Directory iss available for purchase; download the order form here.

Below is a list of all changes to the information in the 2016 Ohio Judges Directory, arranged by the date of the change. These changes have also been applied to the online directory

March
3/20/17

Page 55, Hamilton Co. Common Pleas Court
Curt C. Hartman was appointed to an unexpired term ending February 10, 2021. Judge Hartman replaces Judge Beth Myers who was elected to the First District Court of Appeals.

March
3/6/17

Page 21, First District Court of Appeals
Dennis P. Deters was appointed to an unexpired term ending February 11, 2019. Judge Deters replaces Judge R. Patrick DeWine who was elected to the Supreme Court of Ohio.

March
3/3/17

Pages 52, Hancock Co. Common Pleas Court & Findlay Municipal Court
Judge Jonathan P. Starn was appointed to an unexpired term ending December 30, 2020. Judge Starn replaces Judge Joseph Niemeyer who retired. This creates a vacancy in the Findlay Municipal Court.

March
3/1/17

Page 93, Akron Municipal Court
Jason T. Adams was appointed to an unexpired term ending December 31, 2019. Judge Adams replaces Judge Katarina Cook who was elected to the Summit Co. Domestic Relations Court.

February
2/28/17

Page 21, First District Court of Appeals
Charles M. Miller was appointed to an unexpired term ending February 9, 2019. Judge Miller replaces Judge Patrick Fischer who was elected to the Supreme Court of Ohio.

February
2/27/17

Page 32, Butler Co. Common Pleas Court
J. Gregory Howard was appointed to an unexpired term ending January 3, 2019. Judge Howard replaces Judge Craig Hedric who passed away.

February
2/21/17

Page 93, Akron Municipal Court
Ann Marie O'Brien was appointed to an unexpired term ending January 3, 2018. Judge O'Brien replaces Judge Joy Malek Oldfield who was elected to the Summit Co. Common Pleas Court.

February
2/20/17

Page 90, Shelby Co. Probate/Juvenile Court
Jeffrey J. Beigel was appointed to an unexpired term ending February 8, 2021. Judge Beigel replaces Judge William R. Zimmerman who was elected to the Third District Court of Appeals.

February
2/11/17

Pages 21 & 77, Second District Court of Appeals & Montgomery Co. Common Pleas Court
Judge Michael L. Tucker was elected to a full term beginning February 10, 2017. Judge Tucker replaces Judge Mike Fain who retired. This creates a vacancy in the Montgomery Co. Common Pleas Court.

February
2/10/17

Pages 25 & 92, Ninth District Court of Appeals & Summit Co. Common Pleas Court
Judge Lynne S. Callahan was elected to a full term beginning February 10, 2017. Judge Callahan replaces Judge Beth Whitmore who retired. This creates a vacancy in the Summit Co. Common Pleas Court.

February
2/9/17

Pages 22 & 90, Third District Court of Appeals & Shelby Co. Probate/Juvenile Court
Judge William R. Zimmerman was elected to a full term beginning February 9, 2017. Judge Zimmerman replaces Judge Richard M. Rogers who retired. This creates a vacancy in the Shelby Co. Probate/Juvenile Court.


Page 23, Fifth District Court of Appeals
Earle E. Wise was elected to a full term beginning February 9, 2017. Judge Wise replaces Judge Sheila Farmer who retired.

Page 23, Sixth District Court of Appeals
Christine Mayle was elected to a full term beginning February 9, 2017. Judge Mayle replaces Judge Steve A. Yarbrough who retired.


Pages 21 & 55, First District Court of Appeals & Hamilton Co. Common Pleas Court
Judge Beth A. Myers was elected to a full term beginning February 9, 2017. Judge Myers replaces Judge Sylvia Sieve Hendon who retired. This creates a vacancy in the Hamilton Co. Common Pleas Court.

Pages 25 & 92, Ninth District Court of Appeals & Summit Co. Common Pleas Court
Judge Thomas A. Teodosio was elected to a full term beginning February 9, 2017. Judge Teodosio replaces Judge Carla D. Moore who retired. This creates a vacancy in the Summit Co. Common Pleas Court.

Page 82, Paulding Co. Probate/Juvenile Court
Michael A. Wehrkamp was elected to a full term beginning February 9, 2017. Judge Wehrkamp replaces Judge John DeMuth who was defeated.

February
2/6/17

Page 37, Clermont Co. Municipal Court
Jesse B. Kramig was appointed to an unexpired term ending December 31, 2017. Judge Kramig replaces Judge Anthony W. Brock who was elected to the Clermont Co. Common Pleas Court.


Page 56, Hamilton Co. Municipal Court

Gwendolyn M. Bender was appointed to an unexpired term ending January 4, 2020. Judge Bender replaces Judge Melissa Powers who was elected to the Hamilton Co. Juvenile Court.

Jacqueline M. Ginocchio was appointed to an unexpired term ending January 3, 2018. Judge Bender replaces Judge Lisa Allen who was elected to the Hamilton Co. Common Pleas Court.

January
1/21/17

Page 43, Cleveland Municipal Court Housing Division
Judge Raymond L. Pianka passed away.

January
1/19/17

Page 41, Cuyahoga Co. Domestic Relations Court
Tonya R. Jones was elected to a full term beginning January 19, 2017. Judge Jones replaces Judge Cheryl S. Karner who retired.

January
1/16/17

Page 52, Gallipolis Municipal Court
Eric R. Mulford was appointed to an unexpired term ending January 1, 2018. Judge Mulford replaces Judge Margaret Evans who was elected to the Gallia Co. Common Pleas Court.

January
1/5/17

Page 40, Cuyahoga Co. Common Pleas Court
Sherrie M. Miday was elected to a full term beginning January 5, 2017. Judge Miday replaces Judge Matthew McMonagle who was defeated.

Page 40, Cuyahoga Co. Common Pleas Court
Michael P. Shaughnessy was elected to a full term beginning January 5, 2017. Judge Shaughessy replaces Judge Michael K. Astrab who was defeated.


Page 92, Summit Co. Common Pleas Court

Alison Breaux was elected to a full term beginning January 5, 2017. Judge Breaux replaces Judge Todd M. McKenney who was defeated.

Page 93, Summit Co. Domestic Relations Court and Akron Municipal Court
Judge Katarina Cook was elected to a full term beginning January 5, 2017. Judge Cook replaces Judge Carol J. Dezso who retired. This creates a vacancy in the Akron Municipal Court.

January
1/4/17

Page 49, Franklin Co. Common Pleas Court
Jeffrey M. Brown was elected to a full term beginning January 4, 2017. Judge Brown replaces Judge Patrick E. Sheeran who retired.

January
1/3/17

Page 43, Cleveland Municipal Court
Jimmy L. Jackson, Jr. was appointed to an unexpired term ending January 2, 2022. Judge Jackson replaces Judge Ed Wade who passed away.

January
1/1/17

Pages 11 & 21, Supreme Court of Ohio & First District Court of Appeals
Judge Pat DeWine was elected to a full term beginning January 2, 2017. Justice DeWine replaces Justice Paul E. Pfeifer who retired. This creates a vacancy in the First District Court of Appeals.

Judge Patrick F. Fischer was elected to a full term beginning January 1, 2017. Justice Fischer replaces Justice Judith Ann Lanzinger who retired. This creates a vacancy in the First District Court of Appeals.


Pages 36 & 37, Clermont Co. Common Pleas Court & Clermont Co. Municipal Court

Judge Anthony W. Brock was elected to a full term beginning January 1, 2017. Judge Brock replaces Judge Thomas R. Herman who retired. This creates a vacancy in the Clermont Co. Municipal Court.


Page 41, Cuyahoga Co. Common Pleas Court
Kelly Ann Gallagher was elected to a full term beginning January 1, 2017. Judge Gallagher replaces Judge Jose A. Villanueva who retired.


Page 46, Delaware Co. Domestic Relations Court [Created October 19, 2015 HB11]
Randall D. Fuller was elected to a full term beginning January 1, 2017. This is a new court so there was not a former judge.

Page 46, Delaware Co. Common Pleas Court
HB 11 that created the Delaware Co. Domestic Relations Court also changes the Delaware Co. Common Pleas Court to a CP1 (from a CP2).

Page 51, Fulton Co. Common Pleas Court & Fulton County Court Western District
Judge Jeffrey L. Robinson was elected to a full term beginning January 1, 2017 at the Fulton Co. Common Pleas Court. Judge Robinson replaces Judge James E. Barber who retired. This creates a vacancy in the Fulton County Court Western District.
 

Page 52, Gallia Co. Common Pleas Court and Gallipolis Municipal Court
Judge M. Margaret Evans was elected to a full term beginning January 1, 2017. Judge Evans replaces Judge D. Dean Evans who retired. This creates a vacancy in the Gallipolis Municipal Court.

Page 52, Geauga Co. Common Pleas Court
Carolyn J. Paschke was elected to a full term beginning January 1, 2017. Judge Paschke replaces Judge David L. Fuhry who retired.


Page 54, Guernsey Co. Common Pleas Court
Daniel G. Padden was elected to a full term beginning January 1, 2017. Judge Padden replaces Judge David A. Ellwood who retired.

Pages 55 & 56, Hamilton Co. Juvenile Court & Hamilton Co. Municipal Court
Judge Melissa Powers was elected to a full term beginning January 1, 2017 in the Hamilton Co. Juvenile Court. Judge Powers fills a vacant seat. This creates a vacancy in the Hamilton Co. Municipal Court.


Page 57, Hancock Co. Common Pleas Court
Judge Joseph H. Niemeyer retired. This leaves a vacancy in this seat.


Page 63, Knox Co. Common Pleas Court
Richard D. Wetzel, Jr. was elected to a full term beginning January 1, 2017. Judge Wetzel replaces Judge Otho Eyster who retired.

 

Page 67, Logan Co. Common Pleas Court
William T. Goslee was elected to a full term beginning January 1, 2017. Judge Goslee replaces Judge Mark S. O'Connor who retired.


Page 68, Lorain Co. Domestic Relations/Juvenile Court
Sherry Glass Strohsack was elected to a full term beginning January 2, 2017. Judge Strohsack replaces Judge Debra L. Boros who retired.


Page 71, Mahoning Co. Common Pleas Court

Anthony M. D'Apolito was elected to a full term beginning January 1, 2017. Judge D'Apolito replaces Judge Shirley J. Christian who was defeated.


Page 80, Morrow Co. Common Pleas Court
Tom C. Elkin was elected to a full term beginning January 1, 2017. Judge Elkin replaces Judge Howard E. Hall who retired.

Page 91, Stark Co. Family Court
David R. Nist was elected to a full term beginning January 1, 2017. Judge Nist replaces Judge Michael L. Howard who retired.


Page 98, Warren Co. Common Pleas Court
Timothy N. Tepe was elected to a full term beginning January 1, 2017. Judge Tepe replaces Judge Michael E. Gilb who was defeated.

 

Page 98, Warren Co. Domestic Relations Court
Jeffrey T. Kirby was elected to a full term beginning January 1, 2017. Judge Kirby replaces Judge Timothy A. Oliver who retired.


Page 99, Washington Co. Common Pleas Court
Mark Kerenyi was elected to a full term beginning January 1, 2017. Judge Kerenyi replaces Judge N. Edward Lane, Jr. who retired.

Page 101, Wood Co. Common Pleas Court
Matthew L. Reger was elected to a full term beginning January 1, 2017. Judge Reger replaces Judge Robert C. Pollex who retired.

December
12/28/16

Page 65, Lawrence Co. Common Pleas Court
Andrew P. Ballard was elected to an unexpired term ending February 8, 2021. Judge Ballard replaces Judge D. Scott Bowling who passed away.

December
12/24/16

Page 67, Lorain Co. Common Pleas Court
D. Chris Cook was elected to an unexpired term ending January 4, 2019. Judge Cook replaces Judge Michele Silva Arredondo who was defeated.

December
12/22/16

Page 77, Monroe County Court
Jason A. Yoss was elected to an unexpired term ending December 31, 2018. Judge Yoss replaces Judge Clifford N. Sickler who was defeated.

December
12/19/16

Page 21, First District Court of Appeals
Marilyn Zayas was elected to an unexpired term ending February 9, 2019. Judge Zayas replaces Judge Peter J. Stautberg who was defeated.

December
12/13/16

Pages 54 & 56, Hamilton Co. Common Pleas Court & Hamilton Co. Municipal Court
Judge Lisa C. Allen was elected to an unexpired term ending March 31, 2019. Judge Allen replaces Judge Nadine Allen who retired. This creates a vacancy in the Hamilton Co. Municipal Court.

November
11/30/16

Pages 92 & 93, Summit Co. Common Pleas Court and Akron Municipal Court
Judge Joy Malek Oldfield was elected to an unexpired term ending April 30, 2021. Judge Oldfield replaces Judge Scot A. Stevenson who was defeated. This creates a vacancy in the Akron Municipal Court.

November
11/18/16

Page 60, Holmes Co. Municipal Court
Andrew G. Hyde was appointed to an unexpired term ending December 31, 2019. Judge Hyde replaces Judge Jane Irving who passed away.

November
11/13/16

Page 32, Butler Co. Common Pleas Court
Judge Craig D. Hedric passed away.

September
09/23/16

Page 57, Findlay Municipal Court
Mark C. Miller was appointed to an unexpired term ending January 1, 2018. Judge Miller replaces Judge Robert A. Fry who retired.

June
06/15/16

Page 92, Summit Co. Common Pleas Court
Scot A. Stevenson was appointed to an unexpired term ending April 30, 2021. Judge Stevenson replaces Judge Tom Parker who retired.

June
06/6/16

Page 55, Hamilton Co. Common Pleas Court
Thomas D. Heekin, Jr. was appointed to an unexpired term ending January 3, 2017. Judge Heekin replaces Judge John Andrew West who retired.

April
04/29/16

Page 43, Cleveland Municipal Court
Janet Rath Colaluca was appointed to an unexpired term ending January 2, 2018. Judge Colaluca replaces Judge Angela Stokes.

Page 51, Franklin Co. Municipal Court
Jodi L. Thomas was appointed to an unexpired term ending December 31, 2019. Judge Thomas replaces Judge Scott VanDerKarr who retired.

April
04/18/16

Page 48, Fairfield Co. Municipal Court
Updated Address:
136 W. Main Street
PO Box 2390
Lancaster, OH 43130-3784

Page 48, Fairfield Co. Municipal Court
Judge James A. Fields updated phone and fax:
Phone: 740-681-5033
Fax: 740-681-5007

Judge David Landefeld's phone and fax remains the same.

April
04/04/16

Page 43, Cleveland Municipal Court
Michael R. Sliwinski was appointed to an unexpired term ending January 4, 2018. Judge Sliwinski replaces Judge Ed Wade, who was elected to another seat on the Cleveland Municipal Court.

March
03/24/16

Page 92, Summit Co. Common Pleas Court
Judge Tom Parker retired and has been appointed to the United States District Court Northern District of Ohio as Magistrate Judge. This leaves a vacancy in this seat.