2021 Directory Changes

Changes to the Ohio Judicial Conference 2021 Ohio Judges Directory can be found on this page - the 2021 Ohio Judges Directory is available for purchase; download the order form here.

Below is a list of all changes to the information in the 2021 Ohio Judges Directory, arranged by the date of the change. These changes have also been applied to the online directory

October
10/31/2021
Page 57, Hillsboro Municipal Court
Judge David H. McKenna retired. This leaves a vacancy in this court.
October
10/9/2021
Page 56, Harrison County Court
Judge Mark Beetham passed away.
October
10/7/2021
Page 22, Eighth District Court of Appeals
Judge Larry A. Jones passed away.
October
10/2/2021
Page 38, Cuyahoga Co. Common Pleas Court
Judge Joseph D. Russo passed away.
September
9/30/2021
Page 41, Garfield Heights Municipal Court
Judge Jennifer P. Weiler retired. This leaves a vacancy in this court.
September
9/28/2021
Page 38, Cuyahoga Co. Common Pleas Court
Judge Nancy R. McDonnell passed away.
September
9/13/2021
Page 79, Noble County Court
Jennifer L. Arnold was appointed to the Noble County Court replacing Judge Lucien Young, III who passed away.

Page 95, Marysville Municipal Court
Robert W. Parrott was appointed to the Marysville Municipal Court replacing Judge Michael Grigsby who retired.
September
9/1/2021
Page 56, Henry Co. Common Pleas Court
Judge John Collier retired. This leaves a vacancy in this court.
August
8/16/2021
Page 48, Franklin Co. Domestic Relations/Juvenile Court
Dana Preisse was appointed to the Franklin Co. Domestic Relations/Juvenile Court replacing Judge Terri Jamison who was elected to the appellate court.
August
8/9/2021
Page 32, Butler County Court Area #1
Courtney Caparella-Kraemer was appointed to the Butler County Court Area #1 replacing Judge Robert Lyons who was previously appointed to a seat on the same court.
August
8/2/2021
Page 65, Lucas Co. Juvenile Court
Natasha R. Kennedy was appointed to the Logan Co. Family Court replacing Judge Dan Bratka who retired.
August
8/1/2021
Page 42, Shaker Heights Municipal Court
Judge K.J. Montgomery retired. This leaves a vacancy in this seat.
July
7/23/2021
Page 95, Marysville Municipal Court
Judge Michael Grigsby retired. This leaves a vacancy in this seat.
July
7/6/2021
Page 67, Lucas Co. Juvenile Court
Linda M. Knepp was appointed to the Lucas Co. Juvenile Court replacing Judge Connie Zemmelman who retired.
July
7/1/2021
Pages 23 & 48, Franklin Co. Domestic Relations/Juvenile Court & Tenth District Court of Appeals
Judge Terri Jamison was elected [Nov 2020] to the Tenth District Court of Appeals replacing Judge Lisa Sadler who was defeated. [Judge Sadler has since been appointed to a vacancy to the Tenth District Court of Appeals, left by Justice Brunner.] Judge Jamison's move to the Tenth District Court of Appeals causes a vacancy in the Franklin Co. Domestic Relations/Juvenile Court.

Page 24, Eleventh District Court of Appeals
John J. Eklund was appointed to the Eleventh District Court of Appeals replacing Judge Matt Lynch who held a seat in the Eleventh District Court of Appeals but was elected to a different seat in the same court.
June
6/14/2021
Page 34, Clark Co. Municipal Court
Brian C. Driscoll was appointed to the Clark Co. Municipal Court replacing Judge Denise Moody who retired.
Page 71, Marion Co. Common Pleas Court
Judge Jason Warner resigned. This leaves a vacancy in this court.
May
5/3/2021
Page 23, Tenth District Court of Appeals
Judge Lisa Sadler was appointed to the Tenth District Court of Appeals replacing Justice Jennifer Brunner who was elected to the Supreme Court.


Page 40/41, Cleveland Municipal Court
Nathan J. Hudak was appointed to the Cleveland Municipal Court replacing Judge Emanuella Groves who was elected to the appellate court.
April
4/30/2021
Page 34, Clark Co. Municipal Court
Judge Denise L. Moody retired. This leaves a vacancy in this seat.
April
4/26/2021
Page 91, Summit Co. Domestic Relations Court
Susan K. Steinhauer was appointed an unexpired term ending January 5, 2023. Judge Steinhauer replaces Judge Katarina Cook who was elected to the same court different seat.
April
4/9/2021
Page 54, Hamilton Co. Municipal Court
Bertha Garcia Helmick was appointed to the Hamilton Co. Municipal Court replacing Judge Alan C. Triggs who was elected to the common pleas court.


Page 55, Findlay Municipal Court
Stephanie M. Bishop was appointed to the Findlay Municipal Court replacing Judge Mark Miller who was elected to the appellate court.
March
3/31/2021
Page 67, Lucas Co. Juvenile Court
Judge Connie Zemmelman retired. This leaves a vacancy in this seat.

March
3/22/2021

Page 49, Franklin Co. Municipal Court
Gina R. Russo was appointed to the Franklin Co. Municipal Court replacing Judge Paul Herbert who retired 12/31/2020.

Page 82, Pike County Court
Anthony Moraleja was appointed to the Pike County Court replacing Judge Paul Price who was elected to the Pike Co. Probate/Juvenile Court.