Candidate Profiles

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2018 Franklin County Judicial Elections:

This year, there are four contested judicial races on the ballot for Franklin County Common Pleas Court, General Division as well as three contested judicial races for Franklin County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations/Juvenile Division. The election will be held on Tuesday, November 6. On this website, you will find information about all of the candidates in the contested races. (Candidate biographies coming soon).

Candidates for Franklin County Common Pleas Court (General Division):

For term commencing 1/3/2019:
William Creedon
Jaiza Page

For term commencing 1/4/2019:
James Hughes
Karen Phipps

For term commencing 1/6/2019:
Kim Brown
Michael Cassone

For term commencing 1/7/2019:
Carl Aveni
Daniel Hawkins

Candidates for Franklin County Common Pleas Court (Domestic Relations/Juvenile Divison):

For term commencing 1/2/2019:
Jessica Barwell
James W. Brown

For term commencing 1/5/2019:
Terri B. Jamison
Janie Roberts

For term commencing 1/9/2019:
Monica Hawkins
Amy Koorn



The Columbus Bar Association does not endorse any judicial candidate.