HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - A new judege has been appointed to serve on the Butler County Domestic Relations Court.
On Wednesday, Governor John Kasich announced that City of Hamilton lawyer Margot B. Halcomb will assume the office vacated by Sharon Kennedy, who was elected to the Supreme Court of Ohio.
Halcomb will assume office on April 2, 2013, and must run in November 2014 to retain the seat for the unexpired term, which ends January 3, 2017.
Halcomb received a Bachelor of Science degree from Miami University in Oxford, and earned her juris doctorate from Capital University Law School. From 1996 to 2007, she served as a magistrate on the Hamilton Municipal Court.
Halcomb has been involved in organizations such as the Hamilton Rotary Club, YWCA of Hamilton, the Hamilton Jr. Women’s League, and the Great Miami Valley YMCA. Since 2007, she has been the vice president and trust officer at First Financial Bank.