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We are Highly Experienced Dublin Mayor’s Court Attorneys

At the Joslyn Law Firm, our criminal defense lawyers regularly and successfully represent clients in the Dublin Mayor’s Court. Because of our extensive experience in this court, our firm has developed a thorough understanding of what to expect in Mayor’s Court proceedings and how to navigate the process for the best possible outcome in each case. We have developed strong relationships with court personnel, including the judges and prosecutors, which only benefits our clients. Combine our experience and relationships with our knowledge of Dublin city code laws, and this allows us to provide the highest quality of representation for clients in the Mayor’s Court.

Our legal team never strives for anything less than the most favorable result for every client, including a dismissal of all charges. When you hire our firm, you can trust that you will work with a highly capable and dedicated member of our defense team, who will guide you through every step of your case. We ensure you have all the support you need and keep you informed of your options and any new developments. Our entire legal team is committed to protecting your rights.

Too many people believe that because Mayor’s Court charges are misdemeanors, they are not serious matters and calling an attorney is not necessary. It is important to realize that the Dublin Mayor’s Court has the authority to order serious penalties, just like in state criminal court. Do not risk unnecessary penalties - instead, we believe you should fully understand the law and potential consequences in this unique Mayor’s Court.

The following Dublin Mayor’s Court Information Center will further explain court proceedings, and will hopefully answer some questions so that you can make an informed decision about your defense.


Dublin Mayor’s Court Information Center


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Dublin Mayor’s Court Overview/Information

Mayor’s Courts in Ohio have the authority to oversee the prosecution of certain criminal charges in many municipalities, including Dublin. These courts have unique rules and procedures from other municipal or state courts, and being called into a Mayor’s Court can be a confusing process. Many defendants make the mistake of believing Mayor’s Courts are not “real” courts, however, they are later shocked to learn that the judge can impose costly fines and other consequences, such as the suspension of your driver’s license. While Mayor’s Courts in Ohio cannot conduct jury trials and are not considered to be “court of record” overseen by the Ohio Supreme Court, the courts do have the authority to convict defendants of criminal offenses and issue sentences that can affect your life.

The Dublin Mayor’s Court hears cases involving misdemeanor charges stemming from arrests in the City of Dublin, including traffic offenses and operating a vehicle under the influence (OVI) of alcohol, also referred to as driving under the influence (DUI). The judge overseeing most cases in Dublin is mayor-appointed Magistrate Joel Campbell, and the prosecutors are local private attorneys, including Martin Nobile. Our attorneys have personally interacted with and know both the judges and prosecutors and understand how they work.

In some cases, it is in a defendant’s best interest to have a jury trial, or they may have another reason why they want their case out of the Mayor’s Court. It is possible to transfer your case to the Franklin County or Delaware County Municipal Court, though you should always first discuss this option with one of our skilled defense lawyers. There are potential benefits and drawbacks to having your case in Dublin Mayor’s Court, and we can evaluate the best option for you based on your specific circumstances.

Because the City of Dublin prosecutes first-time OVI/DUI cases at the Mayor’s Court, people arrested by the Dublin police on suspicion of OVI within the Dublin city limits will have a scheduled court date in the Mayor’s Court if they have no prior convictions. The court follows a strict schedule and your OVI case will usually be heard on the Tuesday following your arrest.

Dublin Mayor’s Court Schedule

Knowing the date and time of your arraignment is simple, as the Mayor’s Court calendar is very consistent, operating on Tuesdays with the exception of holidays. The general Tuesday court schedule is as follows:

  • 3:30 p.m. - OVI administrative license suspension (ALS) hearings and Adult Diversion program hearings
  • 4:00 p.m. - Pretrial appointments with the prosecutor for defense attorneys
  • 5:00 p.m. – Arraignments
  • 5:30 p.m. - Plea hearings
  • 6:30 p.m. - Bench trials

There are also two more scheduled times for arraignments on Monday and Friday mornings. When you will be arraigned depends on the time of your arrest and whether authorities held you in jail. If you were released with a court date, your arraignment will be on the next Tuesday. However, if you cannot pay bond and you remain in jail, your arraignment will be one of three times:

  • Monday at 8:00 a.m. - Prisoners arrested between Friday at 7:00 a.m. and Monday at 7:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. - Prisoners arrested between Monday at 7:00 a.m. and Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.
  • Friday at 8:30 a.m. - Prisoners arrested between Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and Friday at 7:00 a.m.

It is always a good idea to call an experienced Dublin Mayor’s Court defense lawyer at the Joslyn Law Firm as soon as possible after an arrest.


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Advantages and Disadvantages of Dublin Mayor’s Court

There can be both benefits and drawbacks to having a misdemeanor case heard in Mayor’s Court. Because defendants have the ability to transfer their case out of Mayor’s Court, it is important to discuss possible advantages and disadvantages for your case with your skilled Dublin Mayor’s Court defense attorney.

One possible advantage to the Mayor’s Court is that hearings are often regularly scheduled and less formal than those in municipal court. Because hearings are always held on specific days, it can be easier to fit into your work schedule. In addition, the Mayor’s Court will often be more conveniently located, especially if you either live or work in Dublin. You still have the right to have a defense lawyer, as well as a translator when necessary. Finally, the penalties are similar to municipal court penalties, so it may be preferable to have your case heard in the more convenient Mayor’s Court.

On the other hand, many people in Ohio have criticized the Mayor’s Courts, accusing them of greater abuse and corruption than Ohio municipal courts. Many opponents believe the following:

  • Mayors may not have the qualifications to oversee criminal cases, especially since a mayor may not have a legal education or law degree
  • Some mayors or mayoral representatives may corruptly impose excessive fines on defendants because they know those funds will directly benefit the community’s budget. Certain mayors have required the payment of costly fines as part of any deal to reduce charges, especially OVI/DUI charges.

To be fair, the Dubin mayor does not currently hear criminal cases himself, but instead, appointed established attorneys to do so. However, this is not the case in every Mayor’s Court, and there are no guarantees that the appointed magistrates do not have the best interests of the mayor in mind instead of the defendants before them.

Legislators in Ohio have made attempts to abolish Mayor’s Courts throughout the state, however, without success. For now, Mayor’s Courts are still a reality in any villages without a municipal court and with a population of at least 200 people. While Mayor’s Courts must file reports with the Ohio Supreme Court on a quarterly basis, there is still the potential for the unfair treatment of defendants. Even if you decide it is in your best interests to keep your case in Dublin Mayor’s Court, you should always have qualified defense counsel handling your case.


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Common Criminal Charges in Dublin, Ohio

The Dublin Mayor’s Court can hear a variety of cases involving misdemeanor criminal offenses, traffic offenses, and violations of the Dublin City Code of Ordinances.

Misdemeanor Criminal Offenses

Ohio statutes set out many criminal offenses that are classified as misdemeanors, and over which the Mayor’s Court may have jurisdiction. Some of these offenses include:

  • Assault
  • Domestic violence
  • Trespassing
  • Underage drinking
  • Disorderly conduct (Minor misdemeanor)
  • Persistent disorderly conduct (Misdemeanor of the 4th degree)
  • Theft
  • Forgery
  • Solicitation
  • Sexual imposition
  • Improper handling of a firearm
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Resisting arrest
  • Obstruction of justice

Traffic Offenses

The Mayor’s Court can also oversee cases involving traffic violations stemming from police stops within the Dublin city limits. Some examples of traffic cases we handle in Dublin Mayor’s Court include:

  • DUI/OVI drunk driving charges
  • Driving under OVI suspension
  • Driving under suspension
  • Driving under FRA suspension
  • No operating license
  • Reckless driving
  • Physical control (of a vehicle while under the influence)
  • Failure to control a vehicle
  • Failure to stop after an accident (“Hit and Skip”)
  • Leaving the scene of an accident
  • Commercial Driving License (CDL) violations
  • Speeding tickets
  • Traffic signal tickets

Ordinance Violations

In addition to criminal and traffic offenses under state law, Mayor’s Courts also handle cases stemming from charges of city ordinance violations. Some violations of the City of Dublin, Ohio Code of Ordinances handled by the Dublin Mayor’s Court include:

  • Criminal damaging and vehicular vandalism
  • Criminal mischief
  • Criminal trespass
  • Petty theft
  • Vehicle trespass
  • Misuse of credit cards
  • Receiving stolen property
  • Curfew violations
  • Public indecency
  • Soliciting
  • Gambling offenses
  • Vehicular homicide
  • Assault
  • Endangering children
  • Telecommunications harassment
  • Domestic violence
  • Resisting arrest
  • Carrying concealed weapons
  • Using weapons while intoxicated
  • Drug possession
  • Drug paraphernalia possession
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Underage drinking

You may have noticed that some offenses are illegal under both state law and local ordinances. It matters which agency charges you, as these crimes can be classified in different ways. For example, the same crime may be charged as a minor misdemeanor under the city code, but as a fourth-degree misdemeanor under state law. There can be a significant difference in the potential penalties and defenses depending on how your offense was charged.

The Joslyn Law Firm has experience handling all types of charges - from violations of the city code to serious violent felonies. Whether you face charges under state or local law in the Dublin Mayor’s Court, our criminal defense lawyers can assist you.


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Potential Penalties for Criminal Charges in Dublin Mayor’s Court

The potential penalties you face for a Mayor’s Court conviction will, of course, depend on the severity of the alleged offense. Each classification of misdemeanor charge comes with its own possible penalties, including fines and jail time. The following are the maximum allowed penalties for each type of misdemeanor charge in Dublin Mayor’s Court:

  • Classification: First-Degree Misdemeanor (M-1)
    • Length of Imprisonment: 6 months
    • Maximum Fine: $1,000.00
  • Classification: Second-Degree Misdemeanor (M-2)
    • Length of Imprisonment: 90 days
    • Maximum Fine: $750.00
  • Classification: Third-Degree Misdemeanor (M-3)
    • Length of Imprisonment: 60 days
    • Maximum Fine: $500.00
  • Classification: Fourth-Degree Misdemeanor (M-4)
    • Length of Imprisonment: 30 days
    • Maximum Fine: $250.00
  • Classification: Minor Misdemeanor (MM)
    • Length of Imprisonment: none
    • Maximum Fine: $150.00

As mentioned above, even the difference between a minor misdemeanor and a fourth-degree misdemeanor can be significant, as an M-4 charge can mean jail time, while an MM charge cannot.

In addition to the above maximum penalties, some conviction, such as for OVI, may result in additional consequences. These consequences may include the suspension of your driver’s license, restricted license plates, a mandatory driver intervention program, and more.


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Diversion for Criminal Charges

The penalties listed above are not the only options for individuals facing a possible conviction in Dublin Mayor’s Court. In some cases, a defendant may be eligible to participate in a diversion program, which exists for both juveniles and adults. Eligible individuals generally include first-time offenders facing non-violent charges.

If the prosecutor approves you for a diversion program, you will face a period of supervision, during which you will need to comply with certain conditions, similar to probation. Conditions can include paying fees, drug testing, and more. Cases set for diversion are monitored by the Dublin Mayor’s Court Criminal Justice Officer, who ensures participants comply with all requirements. Once you complete your diversion program, the prosecutor will recommend that the Mayor’s Court dismiss your charges.

Participation in a diversion program when one is available can be beneficial because it prevents a conviction from going on your criminal record. Our defense attorney regularly advocates for eligibility in juvenile and adult diversion programs when appropriate. Diversion hearings are scheduled with the court’s Diversion Officer on a case-by-case basis on Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m.


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Criminal Case Process in Dublin Mayor’s Court

The criminal process can be extremely confusing. This is still true in Dublin Mayor’s Court, even though it may seem to be a simplified process. A brief overview of the process is as follows:

Complaint - If the prosecutor decides to issue criminal charges, they must file a complaint setting out the allegations against you. In cases involving accusations of traffic offenses or OVI/DUI, the ticket you receive serves as the complaint.

Arraignment - The next step is for the court to inform you of the charges against you in court, at a hearing called an arraignment. At this time, the court will ask how you plead, and you can plead not guilty, guilty, or “no contest.” You should always discuss your options with a defense attorney before you plead guilty or no contest to any charge. If you face OVI/DUI charges, you will also have a hearing regarding your administrative license suspension prior to the arraignment.

Discovery - If you plead not guilty, your defense attorney and the prosecutor will exchange evidence in a process called discovery. We will then assess the evidence against you to design your defense strategy.

Pretrial hearing - This is the next scheduled court appearance, regularly scheduled on Tuesdays. During this hearing, your defense lawyer will speak with the prosecutor about your case and negotiate for a favorable plea agreement when appropriate. Such plea agreements can include a reduction in charges, participation in a diversion program, probation in lieu of any jail time, and more.

Motion hearing - In some cases, we may file motions to resolve any contested legal issues, such as arguing that police illegally obtained evidence in violation of your 4th Amendment rights. Often, if motions involve complicated matters of law, your case may then be transferred out of Mayor’s Court and into municipal court.

Trial - Many cases get resolved in the pretrial stages, but not all. If the prosecutor does not agree to a reasonable plea agreement, we may need to take your case to trial. No jury trials take place in Mayor’s Court - if you stay in Mayor’s Court, the magistrate will hear the evidence in a bench trial and make decisions regarding your guilt. If your case is better suited to a jury trial, we can transfer it to municipal court where a jury trial is available.

Sentencing hearing - If you plead guilty or the magistrate finds you guilty of an offense, you will have a sentencing hearing to learn of the sentence ordered by the magistrate. In some cases, this will take place in combination with a plea hearing or trial.


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Warrants for Criminal Charges in Dublin, Ohio

When you receive a summons to appear in court, it is essential that either you or your defense attorney appears. If you fail to appear, the Mayor’s Court can issue a warrant for your arrest. A warrant permits law enforcement officers to arrest you, after which you can remain in jail until you post the required bond or until your arraignment hearing. If the Court had to issue a warrant, you will face higher court costs for your case.

The Dublin Mayor’s Court can also issue a warrant post-conviction. If you fail to pay required fines by the deadline or violate terms of your probation or diversion, the court can issue a warrant. You will need to then pay the fines or post bond to get out of jail, and you may need to attend further court hearings.

If you believe you have a warrant for missing a court date or failing to comply with post-conviction orders, you should contact our Dublin Mayor’s Court defense attorney immediately.


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OVI/DUI Charge Process in Dublin Mayor’s Court

One of the most common charges heard in Dublin Mayor’s Court is for OVI/DUI. The Ohio State Highway Patrol and the City of Dublin Police Department make thousands of traffic stops each year in Franklin and Delaware Counties, many of which result in arrest on suspicion of impaired driving. Law enforcement officers are on high alert during holidays and other events, such as the annual Memorial Tournament of the PGA Tour. If an officer pulls you over and suspects you are impaired, you may have to undergo roadside testing and may be arrested.

If you have no previous OVI/DUI charges or convictions in the past six years and get arrested in Dublin, your case will likely be heard by the Dublin Mayor’s Court. The prosecutor can issue charges under Dublin City Ordinances or under Ohio state statute. You may face additional charges and penalties if you refused a breathalyzer test or if you were underage.

You may think that once you are arrested and charged for OVI/DUI, there is no way to avoid the possible penalties, which can include fines, license suspension, and possible jail time, among many others. However, our law firm knows there are many ways to defend against this type of charge. Only some examples of possible defense include:

  • The officer violated your constitutional rights during the traffic stop or arrest.
  • The officer did not follow proper procedures when administering field sobriety tests.
  • The officer did not follow proper procedures when administering breath, blood, or urine tests.
  • Forensic lab technicians made errors when processing breath or blood samples.

These are not the only defenses available, and we can evaluate any and all defenses that may apply in your particular OVI/DUI case.

You should know that the Dublin Mayor’s Court will also oversee your administrative license suspension (ALS) case. Upon an arrest for OVI/DUI, your driver’s license is often immediately suspended. The suspension length can vary depending on whether you failed a breathalyzer test (90-day suspension), whether you refused to cooperate with a chemical test (one-year suspension), or other circumstances were present.

An attorney can represent you at an ALS hearing and work to stay your license suspension or obtain limited driving privileges for you. This can be critical to allow you to drive to work, school, and other important obligations during the course of your case.

Aside from the ALS hearing, the court process for an OVI/DUI case largely mirrors the process for any other case in Dublin Mayor’s Court. It is important to contact an experienced Mayor’s Court OVI/DUI defense attorney as soon as possible after an arrest so you can be represented during your first court appearance.


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Transferring a Criminal Case out of Dublin Mayor’s Court

The Mayor’s Courts in Ohio are not considered to be “courts of record,” which means they cannot hold jury trials. As a defendant in Ohio, the law gives you the right to have a court of record oversee your case, including the right to a jury trial, which means you have the right to transfer your case if you so choose. Where your case will be transferred will depend on in which county the alleged offense and arrest happened. For those in Dublin Mayor’s Court, that means either the Franklin County Municipal Court or the Delaware County Municipal Court.

Transferring your case can impact the outcome significantly, so you should always carefully discuss your options with a skilled Dublin defense lawyer. If you properly appeal the decision of a Mayor’s Court magistrate, your case will automatically transfer out of that court and will be heard by a municipal judge.


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Hiring a Criminal Defense Attorney for Cases in Dublin Mayor’s Court

You may think that having defense counsel is not necessary for cases in Dublin Mayor’s Court. However, you should remember that the Mayor’s Court magistrate can find you guilty and order sentences that can include fines and jail time, just like a municipal court judge. It is critical to have a defense lawyer who has specific experience handling cases in Dublin Mayor’s Court to ensure the best possible outcome in your case.

Some defendants believe that because they are guilty, they have no defense and, therefore, an attorney cannot help them. This is not true, as there are many ways the right defense lawyer can improve your outcome. At Joslyn Law Firm, we fight for your rights and explore every possible avenue to have your charges dismissed or reduced, to keep you out of jail, and to prevent a conviction from going on your record.

If you were arrested in Dublin, Ohio and have a hearing scheduled in Mayor’s Court - or any other criminal court - time is of the essence. You should not wait any longer to call our office for a free consultation with a highly experienced Dublin criminal defense attorney.

Below, please find some additional information and resources regarding Dublin, Ohio, its Mayor’s Court, and more.


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Q&A for Dublin Mayor’s Court Criminal Charges

The following are some brief answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding Dublin Mayor’s Court. For information regarding your specific situation, please contact our office to consult with a defense attorney directly.

What is the Dublin Mayor’s Court?
The Dublin Mayor’s Court is a court permitted by Ohio law that oversees traffic violations, first-time OVI/DUI cases, and misdemeanor cases. The procedures and abilities of the Mayor’s Court can differ from municipal courts, so you always want to discuss your case with a law firm that specifically defends charges in Dublin Mayor’s Court.

Does the Mayor’s Court hear all drunk driving cases?
The magistrate of the Dublin Mayor’s Court has jurisdiction to hear all OVI/DUI cases stemming from arrests within the Dublin city limits, as long as a defendant has not had any prior charges or convictions in the past six years. The Mayor’s Court may also hear cases related to an OVI/DUI charge, such as driving under an OVI suspension.

How does the actual court process work?
The process in Mayor’s Court may seem slightly more informal than municipal courts, though much of the criminal process is the same. Once the prosecutor files a complaint, a defendant will need to appear at an arraignment and plead not guilty, no contest, or guilty. Depending on how the defendant pleads, the case will proceed to pretrial negotiations, a bench trial, or directly to sentencing. There are no jury trials in Mayor’s Court, but a defendant has the right to transfer a case to municipal court to exercise their right to a jury trial.

The Mayor’s Court has a regular schedule and generally, hearings and appearances are scheduled on Tuesdays evenings. You should always arrive on time or have a lawyer appear for you. If you fail to appear for a court date, it could result in a warrant for your arrest.

What are the possible consequences if an alleged offender is convicted?
The Mayor’s Court has the authority to order the same sentences for misdemeanor offenses as municipal courts. The potential consequences you face will depend on the classification of your charge. Penalties can range from a fine of $150.00 for a Minor Misdemeanor (MM) to up to six months in jail and a $1,000.00 fine for a First-Degree Misdemeanor (M-1).

What are the pros and cons of having a criminal case in Mayor’s Court?
If you live or work in Dublin, the Mayor’s Court can be more conveniently located than the Franklin County municipal court. The hearings are scheduled in the evenings on Tuesdays, so it may make it easier to attend your hearing without missing work. The hearings can also be more informal, though that does not mean the matter should ever be taken lightly.

While the Mayor’s Court may seem more lenient, the magistrate can impose the same penalties as municipal courts. You also may be eligible for diversion to avoid a criminal record, just like in municipal court. However, Mayor’s Courts may not hold jury trials, so if you want to fight your charges in front of a jury, it may be beneficial to transfer your case to municipal court.

Some people are skeptical of Mayor’s Courts because the mayor or a mayor-appointed magistrate imposes fines that directly benefit the town. It is always a good idea to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of Dublin Mayor’s Court in light of your specific case.

I’m guilty as charged. Should I just go into Mayor’s Court and plead guilty or no contest?
Generally speaking, no. Even if you know the prosecutor has solid evidence against you and that you will be found guilty, a defense attorney can still engage in plea negotiations and take other steps to get your charges or penalties reduced. An attorney can explore the possibility of diversion or probation instead of jail time, and you can be more certain of the consequences of a guilty plea. If you immediately plead guilty without defense representation, you are accepting unknown penalties that may be unnecessarily harsh. Even if you know you are guilty, you should always consult with a Dublin Mayor’s Court defense lawyer.

Is it possible to have a jury trial in Dublin Mayor’s Court?
No. Mayor’s Courts hold bench trials, in which the magistrate will make a decision regarding your guilt instead of a jury. If you and your attorney decide a jury trial may result in a more favorable outcome, you can transfer your case to municipal court.

Where is the Mayor’s Court located?
The Dublin Mayor’s Court is located at:

Dublin Justice Center
6565 Commerce Pkwy
Dublin, Ohio 43017

The ticket window is open each weekday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with the exception of Tuesday hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Can I appeal a Mayor’s court decision?
Yes, you can appeal a Mayor’s Court decision by filing a notice of appeal within ten days of the court-issued judgment. A municipal or county court judge will then re-hear your case without considering the decision of the Mayor’s Court magistrate.

Can I expunge or seal a criminal record in Dublin Mayor’s Court?
You can apply to have your Dublin Mayor’s Court criminal record expunged. These courts are subject to the same Ohio expungement laws as any other criminal court. Once you apply, the Court will review the evidence in favor or against expungement and may hold an oral hearing. It is imperative to have a qualified defense lawyer representing you in expungement hearings to ensure the evidence is presented in the light most favorable to expungement.

How can I look up my criminal record from a Dublin Mayor’s court criminal charge?
You can look up information regarding a Mayor’s Court case. You can also make a request with the court to review your criminal record.

Do I need an attorney for a Dublin Mayor’s Court DUI/OVI or Criminal Case?
Everyone has the right to represent themselves in a Dublin Mayor’s Court case. However, it is important to remember that defendants with the right attorney often receive significantly better outcomes than unrepresented defendants. You should note that Mayor’s courts do not provide a free attorney or a public defender, so it is your responsibility to contact a defense attorney who understands how to help you.


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Dublin Mayor’s Court Personnel

At Joslyn Law Firm, we are highly familiar with all the personnel at the Dublin Mayor’s Court, and we regularly communicate with them on behalf of our clients. Some personnel who may be involved in your case include:

  • Primary Magistrate — Joel R. Campbell
  • Secondary/Backup Magistrate — Sean H. Maxfield
  • Prosecutor — Martin C. Nobile
  • Prosecutor — Stephen Smith
  • Criminal Justice Officer — Kristen Plieninger
  • Court Clerk — Janice Speicher
  • Court Administrator — Lisa Wilson

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Dublin Court and Legal Resources

Additional Resources

Dublin Police – Find out updates about Dublin police news and crime data and trends

Dublin Mayor’s Court – For more information on Dublin Mayor’s Court, take a closer look at their website.

Dublin Mayor’s Court Calendar – Dublin Mayor’s Court Calendar provides their set schedule every month.

Dublin Mayor’s Court Ticket Payments – Take this link above to to be able to pay your court ticket online, skipping the trip to the courthouse.

Dublin Mayor’s Court Case Search – Search Dublin Mayor’s Court cases.


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Dublin Law Enforcement

City of Dublin Police Department – The Dublin Police Department is responsible for keeping the citizens of Dublin safe by enforcing Ohio law and Dublin ordinances. Their page can be found at the link above on the City of Dublin website.

6565 Commerce Parkway
Dublin, OH 43017

Delaware County Sheriff's Office – The Delaware County Sheriff's Office maintains the county jail system and conducts sales of seized property in the portion of Dublin that is in Delaware County. The above links to their independent homepage.

Administration, Detective Division, Public Records
149 N. Sandusky St.
Delaware, Ohio 43015
(740) 833-2810

Franklin County Sheriff's Office – The Franklin County Sheriff's office works to protect the citizens of Dublin in Franklin County by operating the county jail systems and programs such as the DUI Task Force. The above links to their website adjacent to the Franklin County site.

373 South High Street, Floor 2B
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 525-3333


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Court Recognized Drug/Alcohol and Mental Health Centers in Dublin, Ohio

The following are links for court-recognized drug/alcohol and mental health counseling centers for Dublin, Ohio:


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The Dublin Mayor’s Court is Located In the Dublin Justice Center


This article was last updated on Friday, September 14, 2018.

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