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Hamilton County, OH November 8, 2011 Election
Judge; Hamilton County Municipal Court; District 2; 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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Cheryl D. Grant Click here for more information about this candidate 18,418 votes 79.74%

  • Occupation: Judge
  • 13 + years sitting in the Hamilton County Municipal Court
  • 38 years member of the legal profession
  • Member of the Bar, Ohio Supreme Court
  • Member of the Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Technology and the Courts
  • Former Special and Assistant Attorney General, State of Ohio
  • Former Federal Prosecutor (Assistant U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Ohio)
  • My priority is to serve the people of Hamilton County through proven leadership, training and education.
  • My priority is to educate the community about changing social trends in the judiciary; and new laws that influence quality of life for citizenry.
  • My priority is to implement fair and impartial justice to all users of the Court.
Brian A. Lee Click here for more information about this candidate 4,680 votes 20.26%
  • Occupation: Staff Attorney - Court of Appeals
  • Assistant Prosecutor
  • Publisher
  • Associate Attorney
  • Improve case flow to minimize the use of police overtime.
  • Find ways to provide free services to government employees (e.g. continuting education) to reduce or eliminate having to pay outside vendors.
  • Place the time of private citizens first and make sure dockets run so that people who have to take off work to be in court are attended to quickly.

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  • 2011 Judicial Poll (PDF) - The judicial poll is a public service project for the community by the CBA. The candidates are rated in four categories.
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