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Judge Reginald J. Routson

Title: 
Adjunct Professor of Law
Office: 
Court of Common Pleas, Findlay, Ohio
Email: 
rjroutson@co.hancock.oh.us
Biography: 

REGINALD J. ROUTSON has served as a judge in the Hancock county Common Pleas Court since 1998. From 1988 to 1998 he was the judge of the Findlay Municipal Court. He has been an adjunct professor of law at Ohio Northern University College of Law since 1986.

Chief Justice Maureen O'connor recently appointed Judge Routson to the newly-formed Task Force on the Funding of Ohio Courts. Throughout his career, he has served in many leadership roles in the judiciary, including as president of the Ohio Common Please Judges Association, vice-chair of the Ohio Criminal Sentencing Commission, chair of The Supreme Court of Ohio Judicial College Board of Trustees, and member of the Ohio Jury Instructions Committee. Judge Routson is a graduate of the Judicial Leadership Institute and a frequent faculty member for the Ohio Jury  Management Association and was honored with the 2008 Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Toledo Law School. Judge routson received his J.D. Degree from the University of Toledo, College of Law and holds bachelors and masters degrees from Bowling Green State.

Education: 
J.D. University of Toledo
M.A. Bowling Green State University
B.L.S. Bowling Green State University
Bar Admissions: 

Ohio

Teaching Interests: 

Trial Advocacy

Poverty Law

Consumer Law