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All of Hamilton County, OH November 6, 2012 Election
 Smart Voter Pat DeWine

Candidate for
Justice; Ohio State Court of Appeals; District 1; 6 Year Term Starting 02/11/13

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Judge, Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas
  • I have handled thousands of cases as a trial court judge
  • I served as a practicing attorney for over 13 years at the law firm of Keating, Muething & Klekamp
  • Law Clerk for the Honorable David A. Nelson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Nine years of local government experience dealing with neighborhood issues as a Hamilton County Commissioner and a member of Cincinnati City Council
  • B.S., B.A. - Miami University, graduated summa cum laude with a perfect 4.0 G.P.A..
  • J.D. - University of Michigan Law School, graduated in the top ten percent of class with Order of the Coif honors
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Utilize judicial experience to ensure that the law is applied fairly and impartially
  • Maintain the safety of our communities through the fair application of the law
  • Manage caseload efficiently to ensure that litigants aren't unfairly burdened
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Questions on Issues

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Key Endorsements
  • Fraternal Order of Police #69
  • Cincinnati Right to Life PAC
  • Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters
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