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Hamilton County, OH November 6, 2007 Election
Judge; Hamilton County Municipal Court; District 5; 6 Year Term Voter Information

6 Year Term. Salary: $89,000

Has original jurisdiction in civil cases (auto, neighborhood disputes etc.) involving claims of $15,000 or under, and in criminal cases involving misdemeanors in Hamilton County. Conducts preliminary hearings in felony cases.

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Heather S. Russell Click here for more information about this candidate 18,675 votes 65.97%

  • Occupation: attorney/judge
  • JD UC College of Law,1983
  • BA, French, Miami U 1980 (cum laude)
  • AB International Studies Miami U, (cum laude)
  • Hamilton County Asst Prosecutor 1984-2001
  • Chief, Hamilton County Grand Jury 1999-2001
  • Loveland City Council 199-2001
  • To continue to run an efficient courtroom in a high volume docket
  • To continue to be a good listener
  • To continue to be a fair and impartial judge
Greg Cohen Click here for more information about this candidate 9,633 votes 34.03%
  • Occupation: Lawyer
  • Miami University - B.A. 1979
  • American Graduate School of International Management - Master of International Management 1986
  • University of Toledo - J.D. 1993
  • Former President of the Greater Cincinnati Criminal Defense Lawyers Ass'n - 2001/2002
  • Toledo Legal Aid Society - law school intern 1991-1993
  • Sylvania Ohio Municipal Prosecutor's Intern 1993
  • I will use my professional and life experience to reach out to and to have an impact on individuals convicted of criminal offenses.
  • I will create a court that runs efficiently and is open to both criminal and civil litigants.
  • I will utilize ideas and tactics learned from nearly 14 years of criminal and civil practice in State and Federal Courts in four states.

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Official Information

Hamilton County Municipal Court Official Website
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Hamilton County Board of Elections / Results
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