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Welcome to the Twelfth District Court of Appeals' web site. The Court has jurisdiction over eight counties, and its central office is located in Middletown, Ohio. To find out more about the Court of Appeals click the About button above and for directions and a map to the Court's residence please click the Location button.


The 12th District Court of Appeals, located in Middletown, Ohio, has an opening for an experienced judicial secretary. Computer proficiency, word processing and formatting skills are required. Experience working for a court or law office is preferred. Candidates must have superior organizational and administrative skills. Salary 43K DOE.

Send cover letter and resume by December 10, 2018 to Bennett A. Manning, Court Administrator, 1001 Reinartz Blvd., Middletown, Ohio 45042 or Judicial Secretary Position

The 12th District Court of Appeals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The court's central office in Middletown will also be closed on Friday, November 23, the day after Thanksgiving, in observance of the Columbus Day holiday.

The various clerk of courts offices in the Twelfth District may or may not be open on November 23 depending upon whether those counties observe the Columbus Day holiday on the day after Thanksgiving.

Questions regarding the holiday hours of the clerks' offices should be directed to the individual clerk of each county within the Twelfth District.


General questions about the 12th District Court of Appeals should be directed to the Court Administrator, Bennett A. Manning, Esq., questions or comments about these pages directed to our Assistant Administrator, Scot M. Ritter, Esq., and questions about the Court's mediation program should be directed to our Conference Attorney, Sasha Blaine, Esq.

1001 Reinartz Blvd.
Middletown, Ohio 45042
1-800-824-1883 (in Ohio only)
513-425-8751 (Fax)

Attorneys who wish to remain on the Court's list of counsel willing to accept appointments on pending criminal and juvenile appeals should fill out and mail the following form:


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