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Hamilton County, OH November 8, 2011 Election
Judge; Hamilton County Municipal Court; District 4; 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.

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Russell J. Mock Click here for more information about this candidate 19,677 votes 62.40%

  • Occupation: Judge, Hamilton County Municipal Court
  • Neighborhood: Mt. Washington.
  • Education: B.A University of Dayton; J. D. Ohio Northern University College of Law
  • Presiding Housing Court Judge.
  • Chair, Personnel/Finance Committee
  • Former Assisant Prosecutor,Hamilton County.
  • Lecturer for the Cincinnati Bar Association, The Lawyers Club of Cincinnati and the First District Court of Appeals 2010 Seminar
  • Continue to protect the community.
  • Clean up our community through my work in Housing Court.
  • Follow the law and abide by the Constitution.
Martha H. Good Click here for more information about this candidate 11,859 votes 37.60%
  • Occupation: Attorney, Mediator, Educator
  • Neighborhood: Downtown/Hyde Park/Mt. Lookout
  • Education: B.A. Skidmore College, M.A. & Ph.D. Brown University, J.D. U.C. College of Law
  • Mediator, 6th Circuit Court of Appeals (6 years). Arbitrator, Hamilton County Common Pleas Court
  • Law Clerk to US District Judge David Porter
  • #1 in class at UC College of Law
  • Univ. & College Political Science & Law professor (9 years)
  • Ensure tough but fair justice by applying the law correctly and impartially; treating everyone with equal respect & dignity.
  • Efficient, full-time courtroom to ensure cases get full, thorough hearing.
  • Educate the public about the judicial system through outreach programs.

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