Judge Kim Hoover is recognized across Ohio as a leader in judicial innovation.

Efficient Court Operation

Under Judge Hoover’s leadership, the new courthouse was built and continues to operate WITHOUT TAXPAYERS DOLLARS—the only court in the state to do so. The Court now uses the latest technology, paid for by offender fees.

Fair and Educational Offender Programs

Judge Hoover has created several innovative programs to help offenders break the cycle of crime including the Community Service Gardens where offenders grow vegetables to help supply the regions food banks. He teaches weekly classes at the Court for offenders, addressing issues of theft, violence, and drug abuse.