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Municipal Court Judge - District 6

6 YEAR TERM. Salary $125,850RESPONSIBILITIES: Has original jurisdiction in civil cases (auto, neighborhood disputes etc.) involving claims of $15,000 or under, and in criminal cases involving misdemeanors in Hamilton County. Conducts preliminary hearings in felony cases.Judge of the Hamilton County Municipal Court - 1 to be elected per district - 6 year term.For more information about judicial candidates visit: JudicialVotesCount.org
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    Bernie Bouchard

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Residence Cincinnati, OH
Occupation Judge
Education J.D. from Ohio Northern University; MBA from Xavier University; BSBA from Xavier University
Work Experience Former Assistant Hamilton County Prosecutor, Former Hamilton County Juvenile Court Magistrate
Affliations High school/Grade school football official
Endorsements Queen City lodge #69 FOP
Hamilton County Juvenile Court Magistrate 2000-2005 Hamilton County Municipal Court Judge 2006-present
I am a lifelong resident of Cincinnati, and am raising my children in this community. My parents instilled the value of hard work, education and high moral standards to me while growing up in Cincinnati. Through my attendance at St. Xavier High School and Xavier University I learned to dedicate my life to helping other people. These are the values I bring to the bench everyday. Life experiences such as coaching football, officiating football, talking at schools and donating time and money to people in need have made me a well-rounded person. These are the tools I bring to the bench to protect the community and help people who have gone astray get their life back on track.
The betterment and safety of our community is my top priority. All people that appear before me will be treated fairly and with respect. I will not hesitate to impose a high bond on the worst offenders, and I will continue to fulfill my duty to protect the public and punish those who deserve punishment. Victims’ concerns are an important part of each decision I make. I am running for this seat to give back to the community. I promise to make decisions that keep the public safe, and help people become productive members of our community.

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