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Governor Appoints Searcy to Hamilton County Domestic Relations Court

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Amy L. Searcy.

Image of Amy L. Searcy

Amy L. Searcy.

The director of the Hamilton County Board of Elections will take the bench in Hamilton County Domestic Relations Court on June 2, after her appointment by Gov. John R. Kasich on May 29.

Amy L. Searcy replaces Judge Elizabeth B. Mattingly, who resigned. Searcy must win in the November general election to retain the seat for the full term commencing July 1, 2015.

Searcy received her bachelor’s degree from Xavier University in 1985 and her certification to teach high school from the College of Mount Saint Joseph in 1999. Searcy earned her law degree from Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University in 1990. She was admitted to the practice of law in Ohio on May 18, 1992.

Searcy has worked as a Hamilton County public defender and a magistrate for the Hamilton County Municipal Court. She served as the deputy director for the board of elections from 2009 until 2012 assuming the director’s post.

Searcy serves on the Talbert House Board of Trustees, the Cincinnati Park Board Advisory Council, and is a Sayler Park Community Leader.

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