Governor Appoints Ghiz to Hamilton County Bench
Findlay Municipal Court Judge Jonathan P. Starn.
Leslie Ghiz was appointed to the Hamilton County Common Pleas Court.
Gov. John Kasich today appointed Leslie Ghiz to the Hamilton County Common Pleas Court. She will assume office on February 6.
Ghiz was elected in November to the full six-year term that begins April 1. The seat was previously held by Judge Dennis L. Helmick who retired on December 31 before the expiration of the term.
Ghiz received her bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University and earned her law degree from Capital University. She has practiced law for 18 years and began her own practice in 2007, focusing on employment discrimination and labor law.
Ghiz served on Cincinnati City Council from 2005-2011 where she was a member of the Public Safety, Strategic Growth and the Budget & Finance committees. She is actively involved at Holy Trinity-St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, and her community involvement includes tutoring children at Cincinnati Public Schools.