Ronald P. Forsthoefel

Ronald P. Forsthoefel

Office: Ashland County Common Pleas Court, General and Domestic Relations Divisions

Age: 58

Residence: Loudonville, OH


Website: N/A

Occupation: Judge, Ashland County Common Pleas Court, General and Domestic Relations Divisions

Education: Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law

Work Experience: Private Practice, Assistant County Prosecutor, Municipal Attorney and Prosecutor, Common Pleas and Municipal Court Magistrate

Family: Spouse, Deb and two sons

Affiliations: Catholic

Endorsements: N/A

Bar Association Ratings: N/A

(1) List your judicial experience (courts and years)
Magistrate of the Ashland County Common Pleas Court for six years, and six years as judge. Also served as a magistrate for the Ashland Municipal Court for about six months.

(2) What about your non-judicial legal experience qualifies you to be a judge?
Diverse legal experience, including municipal law, estate planning, zoning, franchise law, domestic relations, probate and estate administration, annexation, and criminal law.

(3) Why are you running for this particular court seat?
Incumbent judge. Have accomplished quite a number of court improvements during my first term and brought the docket current. I still would like to accomplish more to improve the court and its processes.