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County judge appointed
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Tuesday, February 12, 2013 9:04 PM

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has appointed Judge-elect Leslie Ghiz, Cincinnati, to serve as judge of the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas.

Ghiz, who took office Wednesday, Feb. 6, was elected to the full term commencing April 1, 2013. The seat was previously held by Judge Dennis Helmick who retired in December before the term expired.

Ghiz received a Bachelor of Arts in English from West Virginia University and earned her juris doctorate from Capital University Law and Graduate Center. She has practiced law for 18 years.
She began her own law practice, Ghiz Law, LLC, in 2007. Her primary focus is in employment discrimination and labor law.

Ghiz was on Cincinnati City Council from 2005 to 2011. She was a member of the public safety, strategic growth and budget/finance committees. She is involved at Holy Trinity-St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, and her community involvement includes tutoring children in  Cincinnati Public Schools.