Municipal Court Judge Donte Johnson


Honorable Donte Johnson

Hamilton County Courthouse
1000 Main Street
Room 270
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Amber Worthen, Bailiff
Phone Number: 513-946-5165

Fax: 513-946-5167


About Judge Johnson

Judge Johnson was elected to the bench on November 2, 2021. Prior to taking the bench, Judge Johnson served as a sole practitioner focusing on criminal defense, plaintiff's litigation and probate law. Before joining the private bar, Judge Johnson served as a Public Defender and Housing Attorney.

Judge Johnson is a native of Cincinnati. He's a Cincinnati Public Schools graduate from Clark Montessori High School, a Howard University graduate, and a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, College of Law.

Judge Johnson is very active in the community. He's a lifetime member of the Cincinnati NAACP and Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati. He is also very active with the Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers (CALL). He is passionate about youth and serves as a mentor to students and young attorneys.