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Ohio State Government November 2, 2004 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Thomas J. Moyer

Candidate for
Chief Justice; Supreme Court

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Legal/Judicial Experience:

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Chief Justice, Ohio Supreme Court (1986 + Present)Judge, Tenth District Court of Appeals (1979 + 1986) Presiding Judge (1986) Administrative Judge (1985) Executive Assistant to Governor James A. Rhodes, (1975 + 1979) Private practice of law with firm of Crabbe, Brown, Jones, Potts & Schmidt (1972-1975) Deputy Assistant to the Governor (1969 + 1971) Private practice of law (1966-1969) Probate Court Referee for Commitments to Columbus State Hospital (1968) Assistant Attorney General (1964-1966) (Taxation and Workers' Compensation Sections)

ACTIVITIES RELATED TO PROFESSION: Member, Ohio State / Columbus Bar Association Member, Board of Trustees, National Conference of Chief Justices Former Member, Committee of the Institute of Judicial Former Co-chair, American Bar Association Task Force Former Member, Federal-State Jurisdiction Committee of the U.S. Judicial Conference

PAST ACTIVITIES RELATED TO PROFESSION President, National Conference of Chief Justices Former Chairman, Committee of National Conference of Chief Justices and National Conference of State Court Administrators that conducted a national multi-disciplinary conference on impact of drug abuse on state courts Former Chairman, Program and Planning Committee of the National Conference of Chief Justices Former Member, Executive Committee and Council of Delegates of Ohio State Bar Association President, Columbus Bar Association Barristers Club, President Member, Lawyers Club Participated in ABA Symposium on Civil Justice Improvements

AWARDS: Award of Merit - Ohio Legal Center Institute Outstanding Young Man of Columbus for 1969 - Columbus Jaycees Listed in Outstanding Young Men of America Recognized as one of 40 outstanding alumni of the Ohio State University Received the American Judicature Society Herbert Harley Award for improving the administration of justice in Ohio Received Honorary Doctor of Laws Degrees: Akron University;The Defiance College ; Miami University; The Ohio State University; Ohio Northern University Received the Ohio Bar Medal from Ohio State Bar Association Received the Ritter Award from Ohio State Bar Foundation Presented with Distinguished Service Award by the National Center for State Courts Received the Liberty Bell Award from Columbus Bar Association Received the Innovative Program Award from Association of Family & Conciliation Courts, and was honored by the Phillis Wheatley Association for "Open the Doors to Diversity and Success"

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