Municipal Court Judge Josh Berkowitz

Honorable Josh Berkowitz

Honorable Josh Berkowitz

Hamilton County Courthouse
1000 Main Street
Room 154
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Gary Rutz, Bailiff
Phone Number: 513-946-5149

Fax: 513-946-5151

COVID Related: Specific Case Management Directives for Judge Berkowitz

Judge Berkowitz Updated Criminal/Traffic Continuance Schedule

Judge Berkowitz Criminal/Traffic Continuance Schedule

About Judge Berkowitz

Judge Josh Berkowitz has served on the Hamilton County Municipal Court since 2015. Born and raised in Cincinnati, Judge Berkowitz also serves on the Hamilton County Law Library Resource Board and was a member of the Hamilton County Courthouse Centennial Committee which helped plan and coordinate ceremonies in honor of the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Hamilton County Courthouse in 2019. Judge Josh Berkowitz serves on the Hamilton County Municipal Court, 4th District. Judge Berkowitz hears cases from all over Hamilton County in one of Ohio's busiest courts. These include criminal, civil, & traffic cases.

Before taking the bench, Judge Berkowitz served as an Assistant Hamilton County Prosecutor in the felony/trial division.  Judge Berkowitz also served as Law Director for the City of Norwood, where he was the city's Chief Legal Officer.

Judge Josh Berkowitz was born & raised in Cincinnati and is a graduate of Elder High School, The Ohio State University, & Capital University Law School.