OAM News

March 22, 2024    It is a busy time of year for the Association! We are compiling the Salary Survey, collecting dues and doing all of the preparation work for the Spring Conference. You can help by making sure that your dues have been paid, that your information on the website is correct and that your court has provided the salary information. We look forward to seeing a lot of you at the Spring Conference!


February 8, 2024 OAM’s Position on HB 272.

Read the letter that OAM submitted regarding the pending bill and share your opinion with your legislator.


December 1, 2023 Magistrate Robert J Jones Jr.  appointed to Lucas County Common Pleas Court, Juvenile Division.


The Honorable Michael McAllister receives Judicial Award.

President James Lyle presents the Judicial Award to The Honorable Michael McAllister at the 2023 Fall Conference. The Honorable Michael McAllister, Franklin County Municipal Court, previously served as a Magistrate and as Vice President of the Ohio Association of Magistrates. We are all proud of his successful election.

2023 OAM Dues are now due!

December 15, 2022

2023 dues invoices were emailed in November 2022 to all  Ohio Magistrates who did not attend the 2022 OAM Fall Conference where their dues was included in the $450.00 registration fee.  If you did not receive an invoice, please email OAM Administrator Mark Huberman at 330-718-9089 or email him at …

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2021 OAM Salary Survey Now Available

February 23, 2022

On February 23, 2022, the OAM released its 2021 Salary Survey setting forth the annual salaries of 693 Active Magistrates. The survey was emailed to all Active and Retired Members of the OAM whose dues have been paid for 2022.  The surveys are archived in the “Member Only” area of …

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OAM Donates over $7,000.00 to Local Matters

December 6, 2021

The OAM Members and Board donated a new record $7,675.00 to Local Matters–the Columbus, Ohio charity selected as the beneficiary of the 2021 Fall Conference/Webinar fundraising campaign

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OAM Donates $6,500 to Good Neighbor House

June 17, 2021

The OAM Members and Board donated a record $6,500.00 to the Good Neighbor House in Dayton Ohio–the charity selected as the beneficiary of the 2021 Spring Conference fundraising campaign

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Chief Magistrate Gregory Clifford named 2021 Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni of the Year

May 17, 2021

OAM Past-President Gregory Clifford has been named the 2021 Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association Alumni of the Year recipient.  The 1980 Law Graduate has been drawn to leadership positions throughout his life.  Greg has spent the last 20 years as Chief Magistrate of the Cleveland Municipal Court.  At the courthouse, Clifford …

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