Clermont’s Judge Shriver is the new leader of a state judicial organization

February 26th, 2010    Author: Staff Report    Filed Under: News

Clermont County Municipal Court Judge James A. Shriver is the new president of the Ohio Association of Municipal and County Judges;

Supreme Court of Ohio Justice Maureen O’Connor today (February 3, 2010) administered the oath of office to Judge Shriver during the association’s annual three day winter meeting in Dublin, Ohio.

“I am honored to serve as president of an organization that represents over 120 municipal and county courts across Ohio,” said Judge Shriver.  “The presidency of this organization will require me to review and respond to a variety of issues that are faced by county and municipal courts.  It is a privilege to have this opportunity to serve the citizens and the court system in this new capacity.” 

Clermont County Municipal Court Judge James A. Shriver
Judge Shriver has served for 15 years on the municipal bench in Clermont County; his accomplishments include starting the first DUI Court in Ohio. He serves as the court's administrative judge, as the chair of the Ohio State Bar Association's Criminal Justice Committee, and as a member or co-chair of three committees of the Ohio Judicial Conference, and serves on the Ohio Supreme Court's Advisory Committee on the Specialized Dockets program.

In 2009, Judge Shriver received the President's Award from the Association of Municipal/County Court Judges of Ohio; this award is given for outstanding and meritorious service when it comes to efficient and fair administration of justice, while enhancing the public perception of the Ohio Judiciary.

Also in 2009, Judge Shriver received the Ohio Justice Alliance for Community Corrections' C.J. McLin Award; this award is given to an elected official who has worked towards the improvement of community corrections in Ohio.
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