Common Pleas Court Judge – Vacant

Seat Vacant - Awaiting Appointment

Hamilton County Courthouse
1000 Main Street
Room 380
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Lois Gorrasi, Bailiff
Phone Number: 513-946-5117

Alex Saunders, Law Clerk
Phone Number: 513-946-5118
Fax Number: 513-946-5119

Courtroom Procedures

Motion Practice

Motions filed in criminal matters are set for hearing by contacting my courtroom bailiff. Motions filed in civil cases are set for hearing by contacting my law clerk.


Settlement conferences will be set at the request of the parties.

Calendaring, Continuances

A scheduling order will be prepared at the case management conference. Please bring your calendar.


The Court prepares jury instructions in all criminal cases. In civil cases, counsel or the Court may prepare the jury instructions. A copy of the jury instructions will be marked as a court exhibit and provided to the jurors at the conclusion of the case.

The Court and counsel conduct voir dire. There is no time limit placed on voir dire.


If you anticipate being late for court, please contact the courtroom bailiff or law clerk.