Joyce A. Campbell  
Municipal Court
Title: Judge
Phone: 513-867-6002
Judge Campbell


Judge Campbell has served the citizens of Fairfield as Municipal Court Judge since June, 1999. Judge Campbell's dedication to community service is also apparent in her participation in numerous community and professional organizations.

Experience

June 1999 to Present

Judge of the Fairfield Municipal Court
Fairfield, Ohio

June 1996 to June 1999

Associate - Frost and Jacobs LLP
(now known as Frost, Brown and Todd, LLP)
Middletown, Ohio

Trial Attorney in the areas of labor and employment, domestic relations, municipal and general business. Assistant Prosecutor for the City of the Village of Indian Hill.

April 1990 to June 1996

Associate - Klaine, Wiley, Hoffman and Meurer
Cincinnati, Ohio

Trial Attorney in the areas of municipal and general business, commercial labor, and domestic relations.

April 1990 to June 1996

Prosecutor
City of Wyoming, Ohio

Responsible for all prosecutorial duties.

August 1989 to April 1990

Associate - Kelley, McCann and Livingstone
(now known as Taft, Stettinius and Hollister LLP)
Cleveland, Ohio

Trial Attorney primarily in general commercial, real estate, U.C.C. and municipal law.

August 1989 to April 1990

Prosecutor
Village of Glenwillow and Bratenahl, Ohio

Responsible for all prosecutorial duties.

March 1988 to August 1989

Associate - Smith and Schnacke, L.P.A.
(now known as Thompson, Hine and Flory, LLP)
Cincinnati, Ohio

Trial Attorney primarily in general commercial, U.C.C., construction, product and premises liability litigation with exposure to a wide variety of proceedings.

March 1988 to August 1989

Assistant Prosecutor
City of Deer Park, Ohio

Responsible for all prosecutorial duties.

Bar Admissions

  • State of Ohio, May 1988
  • United States District Court for the Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio, 1988
  • United States Supreme Court, 1993
  • State of Kentucky, March 1995

Education

January 1988 J.D. (cum laude)
Case Western Reserve University, School of Law

August 1982 B.A./Psychology and Sociology
Case Western Reserve University

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Municipal/County Judges of Ohio
  • Board of Trustees for the Association of Municipal/County Judges of Ohio, President 2009 to 2010
  • Board of Trustees for the Ohio Judicial College
  • Butler County Bar Association
  • Chair of the Education committee for the Association of Municipal/County Judges of Ohio, Inc. (2005 to present)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Co-Chair of the Ohio Judicial conference, Criminal Law and Procedure Committee
  • Fairfield Chamber of Commerce
  • Former chairperson of the Education Sub-Committee for the Advisory Committee on Mentally Ill in the Courts
  • Member of the Advanced Science and Technology Resource Adjudication Project (ASTAR)-Fellow
  • Member of the Judicial Branch Leadership Committee
  • National Association of Women Judges
  • Ohio Judicial Conference, Administration and Court Reform Committee
  • Ohio Judicial Conference, Specialized Courts Committee
  • Ohio Judicial Conference Specialized Courts Committee
  • Ohio State Bar Association

Community Involvement
  • 2005 YWCA Outstanding Women of Achievement Award
  • Presenter at the First and Second National Conferences on Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System
  • Presenter at the Ohio Judicial Conference Effective Strategies for Working with Mentally Ill Persons
  • Presenter at The Supreme Court of Ohio, Ohio Judicial College Administrative/Presiding Judge Course
  • Presenter at the Texas Homeless Network Annual Conference
  • Member of The Ohio Farm Bureau
  • Former City of Fairfield Fair Housing Board Member
  • Former member of Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary Number 97
  • Former member of Fairfield Civitan Club
  • Butler County Criminal Justice Board
  • Leadership Mid-Miami Valley-Class XVI
  • Children Diagnostic Center, Inc., Board of Directors(1994 to 2000), President 2000 to 2001
  • Fairfield Rotary Club
  • Fairfield Women's Club
  • Butler County Mental Health Court Planning Task Force, Chairperson
  • Butler County Mental Health Board 2000 to 2009 President 2004 to 2005
  • Trailblazer Award from NAMI of Butler County - 2007
Professional Experience
  • Current Judge of the Fairfield Municipal Court
  • Former Prosecutor
  • Former Trial Attorney with Frost and Jacobs, LLP (now known as Frost, Brown and Todd, LLP)
  • Former Fairfield Municipal Court Acting Judge
  • Former Arbitrator and Mediator
  • Former Police Professional
 

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