Court Administration

Thomas O. Beridon

Interim Court Administrator

Common Pleas Court
Municipal Court
Hamilton County Courthouse
1000 Main Street
Room 410
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Assistant Court Administrator
Common Pleas Court
Sue Selegean-Dostal, Esq.

Court Administrator
Municipal Court
Andrew Gillen

Personnel Director
Krista Ventre, Esq.
Phone: 513-946-5802

Staff Attorney
David Kothman, Esq.

Common Pleas Court Administrative Offices Information
Phone: 513-946-5801
Fax: 513-946-5808

Municipal Court Information
Phone: 513-946-5200
Fax: 513-946-5223

Clerk of Courts Information
Phone: 513-946-5699
Fax: 513-946-5640

Hamilton County Court Administration

Court Administration is responsible for facilitating the non-judicial operations of the court under the guidance of the Presiding and Administrative Judge. These administrative duties include budget and fiscal management, caseflow management, personnel management, and jury management. Administration also ensures compliance with applicable state laws and the Rules of Superintendence for the Courts of Ohio as  promulgated by the Supreme Court and assuring open access to everyone to resolve criminal and civil disputes timely, fairly, and impartially.

Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas (General Division) and Hamilton County Municipal Court do not discriminate in either the delivery of services or employment practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, disability, or age. If you feel that you have been discriminated against, please report your concerns to Personnel Director Krista Ventre at (513)946-5802 or You may also contact the Ohio Civil Rights Commission at 888-278-7101.

A copy of the Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP) Short Form for the Court of Common Pleas (General Division) is available here.