Matthew Fellerhoff Appointed to Hamilton County Municipal Court
Matthew Fellerhoff, 43, of Cincinnati, has been named by Governor Strickland to fill the 4th District Hamilton County Municipal Court seat that became vacant upon the death of Judge Julia Stautberg on May 19, 2010.
(Media-Newswire.com) - Matthew Fellerhoff, 43, of Cincinnati, has been named by Governor Strickland to fill the 4th District Hamilton County Municipal Court seat that became vacant upon the death of Judge Julia Stautberg on May 19, 2010.
Fellerhoff will take the bench on Sept. 13, 2010. To retain the seat, he must run in the November 2011 general election.
Fellerhoff resides in Mount Washington with his wife, Pam, and their three children, Henry, Corinne and Maeve. He received a bachelor’s degree from Miami University of Ohio in 1989 and a law degree from Northern Kentucky University in 1994.
“I am honored and humbled to be given the opportunity to serve the citizens of Hamilton County,” Fellerhoff said in a news release issued by the Governor’s Office. “On the bench I will use my background and experience to make unbiased decisions and to uphold the integrity of the court.”
For the past 16 years Fellerhoff has served as an attorney and then a partner at Manley Burke LPA, focusing on civil litigation. Fellerhoff’s practice is diverse, focusing primarily on land use, eminent domain, zoning, local government, employment and personal injury. During the course of his career, Fellerhoff has represented small businesses, municipalities, fire departments, police officers, developers, colleges, school districts, injured workers and labor unions. Since 1997 he has served as the solicitor for the village of Moscow, Ohio and in the same capacity for the village of Woodlawn, Ohio since 2002. Fellerhoff serves as a board member of Centerpoint Health, Behavioral Health Care for Families and as pro bono counsel for the Mount Washington Community Council. He previously served as the chair of Sands Montessori Local School Decision Making from 2007-2008. Additionally, Fellerhoff is a member of both the Cincinnati Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He graduated from the Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers in 2003.
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