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Hamilton County, OH November 5, 2013 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Heather S. Russell

Candidate for
Judge; Hamilton County Municipal Court; District 5

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Walnut Hills High School (1976)

Miami University (French and International Studies, double major, cum laude 1980)

UC College of Law, (1983, Urban Morgan Fellow)


Law Clerk John T Keller Esq 1982-1983

Judge Robert A Wood, Hamilton County Domestic Relations Court 1983

Assistant Hamilton County Prosecutor 1984-2001 (first female team leader, 6 capital murder prosecutions, Grand Jury Chief)

Elected to Loveland City Council 1999

Elected to Hamilton County Municipal Court, 2001 and 2007

Chair, personnel and finance committee

Presiding and Administrative judge

Mental Health Court


Ohio Supreme Court Domestic Violence Advisory Committee

Ohio Supreme Court new judge mentor

Ohio Supreme Court new lawyer mentor

Hamilton County Domestic Violence Coordinating Committee

Panel participant CBA women's committee

Co Chair CBA Bench Bar Social

Women Helping Women Tom Oberschmidt committee member for 20 years

Miami U pre law mentor and job shadow

OSBA member

CBA member

ABA member

Ohio Jury Management Association

Ohio Municipal Court Judges' Association

Presenter for defense lawyer training for police on OVI (DUI) prosecutions

Charity CLE presenter for municipal court procedures and programs

Presenter for various police training programs and Tri Health sexual assault training

Teacher for Loveland, Springdale and Sheriff Citizens' police academies


Elected Hamilton County Municipal Court 2001 and re-elected 2007

Elected Loveland City Council 1999


Loveland Interfaith Food Effort

Valley Temple Sisterhood President


Loveland Athletic Boosters

Loveland High School Baseball and Basketball Mom

Belmont U (Nashville) Baseball Mom

NKU Baseball Mom

UC Club Baseball Mom

Loveland, Kenwood, and Montgomery Womens' Clubs and Northeast Welcomers' Club


Married to Randy Russell 1985, sons Taylor and Graham Russell

Loveland resident since 1986

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