Governor Fills Holmes County Municipal Court Vacancy
The opening on the Holmes County Municipal Court will be filled Nov. 18 when Andrew G. Hyde takes the bench. Gov. John Kasich appointed Hyde to the vacancy on Nov. 4.
Hyde must win in the 2017 general election to retain the seat for the remainder of the unexpired term, which ends Dec. 31, 2019. Hyde replaces former Judge Jane Irving, who died Aug. 28 following a battle with cancer.
Hyde received his bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University and his law degree from Lewis and Clark College. He was admitted to the practice of law in Ohio on May 16, 1994. Hyde has been a trial attorney and counselor of law for a private practice since 1994. He is also the Acting Assistant Law Director for the City of Ashland Law Director’s Office.
Hyde is a member of the Ashland County, Holmes County, and Ohio State bar associations. He is also the president of the board of the Anazao Community Partners.