OAM News

Magistrates Bill Byrne and Mike Finney Pass Away

November 12, 2019

We are sad to report that the OAM has lost two treasured members within the past few months.  The first was OAM Life Member, Bill Byrne who passed away on August 24, 2019.  Bill served for many years as  Magistrate with the Lucas County Domestic Relations Court.  He was a …

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1990 President Larry Smith Passes Away

August 25, 2019

We are sad to report that on June 4, 2019, OAM Past-President, and a member of the founding OAM Board, passed away at age 79.  Larry was a General Trial Referee for the Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court  and Chief Legal counsel for the Ohio Department of Industrial Relations.  Governor …

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OAM Raises $1,515.00 for PBJ!

December 13, 2018

The 2018 Fall Conference Annual Volunteer Project raised $1,515.00 for PBJ Connections, a wonderful no-profit organization that provides equine therapy for at risk youth in the Central Ohio area.  Holly Jedlicka, a board member of PBJ in pleased to accept the donation from OAM Board Member and Volunteer Project Coordinator, …

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Tom Shutt Passes Away

December 4, 2018

On November 19, 2018, the OAM lost a great friend when Tom Shutt passed away at age 90. Tom served as OAM Administrator for over 2 decades and guided the Association through its extraordinary growth.  The Association’s deepest sympathy extends to Tom’s wife, Sandy Clary, who also served as OAM …

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2018 Fall Conference Award Winners

December 4, 2018

At the 2018 OAM Fall Conferences, the Association presented several special awards.  OAM Administrator Mark Huberman was presented a Life Membership Award and Retired Magistrate Judy Fornof was presented the Annual Education Award. Receiving Judicial Awards were Judge Carla Baldwin of the Youngstown Municipal Court and Judges Ron Cable and …

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