At the Association’s Fall Conference Banquets, the following individuals have been recipients of the OAM Judicial Award, which recognizes Magistrates who have been members of the OAM who have gone on to become Judges.
Youngstown Municipal Court
Akron Municipal Court
Akron Municipal Court
Mahoning County Common Pleas Court
Penelope R. Cunningham
First District Court of Appeals
Tonya R. Jones, Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court
Cynthia Morehart, Franklin County Municipal Court
Mark A. Hummer, Franklin County Municipal Court
Michelle L. Paris, Bedford Municipal Court
Carol Ann Robb, Seventh District Court of Appeals
Christopher D. Roberts, Dayton Municipal Court
David A. Hejmanowski, Delaware County Probate-Juvenile Court
Kenneth Spicer, Delaware County Probate-Juvenile Court
Scott Washam, Columbian County Common Pleas Court
Carl Henderson, Dayton Municipal Court
Dan Bratka, Logan County Family Court and Jim James, Stark County Family Court
Linda Teodosio, Summit County Juvenile Court
Barbara Schneider Carter, Butler County Domestic Relations Court and Kathleen Rodenberg, Clermont County DR Court
Robert Fragale, Marion County Family Court; Laura Gallagher, Cuyahoga County Probate Court; and Jonathan Starn, Findlay Municipal Court
Kathleen Romans, Butler County Juvenile Court; Glen Derryberry, Allen County Juvenile Court; Bruce Winters, Ottawa County Common Pleas Court; and Diane Palos, Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court
Beth Root of the Fairborn Municipal Court (pictured with OAM President David Jump and OAM Vice-President Greg Clifford). Additional recipients of the 2008 Judicial Awards who were unable to be present were Judge Carol Dezso of the Summit County Domestic Relations Court and Judge Denise McColley of the Henry County Family Court.
Judge Timothy O'Connell of the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court and Judge Thomas O'Malley of the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court. Also receiving the award, but not present at the Conference was Judge Richard Bernat of the Hamilton County Muncipal Court.
Judges Steve Hurley (Greene County Domestic Relations), Charles Pater (Butler County Common Pleas), Eva Kessler (Butler County Domestic Relations) and Dennis Greaney (Dayton Municipal).
Judges Matt McFarland (Fourth Diestrict Court of Appeals) and Dennis Parish (Sixth District Court of Appeals).