RESUME`: HON. NOAH E. POWERS II, JUDGE
Bachelor of Arts: Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky (1975).
Juris Doctor: Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio (1980).
Fellow: Advanced Science and Technology Adjudication Center (ASTAR, 2013).
Capital Case Education Program (with Distinction): National Judicial College (2009)
Judicial Education Program: Northwestern School of Law (2008)
General Jurisdiction Program (with Distinction): National Judicial College (2007)
Trial Judge: Butler County Common Pleas Court (2007-Present).
Presiding Judge (2015-Present).
Administrative Judge (2013-2015).
SAMI Court Judge: Certified, Specialized Docket (2014-Present).
Felony Non Support Court Judge: Certified, Specialized Docket (2007-2014).
OTHER PRIOR LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Admitted to bar and began practice at Law Firm of Repper & Powers (Middletown, Ohio, 1980).
Managing Partner: Law Firm of Repper, Powers & Pagan, LTD (1995-2006).
Assistant Corporate Counsel, Armco Employees Independent Federation, Inc. (AEIF, 1980-1987).
Assistant Corporate Counsel, Washington Courthouse Employees Independent Federation, Inc. (WCHIF,
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Butler County, Ohio (Felony Trial Division: 1987-1996).
PUBLIC AND COMMUNITY SERVICE:
Member: Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Specialized Dockets (2015-Present).
Member: Ohio Judicial Conference Court Administration, Criminal Law and Procedure, and Specialized
Docket Committees (2008-Present).
Butler County Team Captain: Ohio State Opiate Addiction Task Force (2014-2018).
Chair: Judicial Advisory Board (JAB) for Community Correctional Center (CCC, 2014-Present).
Member: Butler County Stepping-Up Initiative Committee (2016-Present).
Chair: Butler County Courthouse Security Committee (2015-Present).
Mayor and City Councilman: City of Middletown, Ohio (2004-2006).
President: Middletown Board of Health (2005).
Vice-President: Middletown Moving Forward (Community Action Corporation, 2005).
Ex Officio Member of following Organizations/Agencies: Middletown Community Foundation (2005-2014);
Middletown Municipal Airport Commission (2004-2006); Middletown Planning Commission (2004-2006); and
Middletown Master Plan Commission (2004-2006).
Trustee: Middletown Historical Society (2000-2015).
President: Board of Trustees, Middletown Public Library System (1999-2004).
Vice Chair: Board of Commissioners, Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority (1983-87).
Member: Middletown City Charter Review Committee (2000).
Co-chair: Criminal and Family Law Committees of the Butler County Bar Association (2003-05).
Freemasonry: Past Master: Jefferson Lodge No. 90, F&AM of Ohio (1995-96); Past Illustrious Master:
Middletown Chapter No. 136, Royal Arch Masons of Ohio (2005); Past High Priest: Middletown Council No.
87, Royal and Select Masons of Ohio (2004).
Kentucky Colonel (1994-Present).
Youth Soccer Coach (1983-1997).
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION:
William C. Verity Award for Outstanding & Devoted Service to Community of Middletown (American Legion
Post 218, 2018)
George J. Gounaris Award for Excellence on the Bench (Miami Valley Trial Lawyers Association, 2017).
9th Annual Robert “Sonny” Hill Humanitarian Award (Middletown City Council, 2015).
MILITARY SERVICE: Honorably Discharged: United States Army (1976, Spec-4, Medic)
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