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Hamilton County, OH November 5, 2002 Election
Judge; Court of Common Pleas, Probabte Division Voter Information

6 Year Term.

Responsibilities: Deals with wills, estates, marriage licenses, adoption, guardianship, commitment to mental institutions.

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James Cissell 160,612 votes 100.0%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Lawyer, Clerk of Courts
  • Neighborhood: Cincinnati
  • Education: Xavier; UC College of Law; Ohio State (Ford Foundation Fellow)
  • Experienced in Probate legal work. Totally modernized Clerk's office;
  • website named America's 01 court website; finalist for court management system in Smithsonian Computerworld Awards,
  • the Oscar for technology innovation.
  • Member of the Ohio Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Technology and the Courts.
  • Develop the internet and permit electronic filing of Probate Court documents.
  • Publish additional court guides to assist the legal community and the public.
  • Enhance accessibilty, e.g. off site marriage license offices; possible expanded hours.

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