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Judge Reece to lead judges' association - Posted 12/04/2014

Press Release - Central Ohio Association for Justice Awards - Posted 05/13/2014

Press Release - Franklin County Common Pleas Courthouse recognized in AIA Publication - Posted 02/14/2014

Press Release - How Excellent Judges Manage Cases - Posted 01/22/2014

Press Release - Administrative and Presiding Judge 2014 - Posted 01/21/2014

2nd Criminal Administrative Order - Posted 12/30/2013

4th Civil Administrative Order - Posted 12/30/2013

Press Release - 2013 Distinguished Jurist Award - Posted 10/21/2013

Franklin County Resident Graduates from National Court Management Program - Posted 10/01/2013

Criminal Adminstrative Order - Posted 08/28/2013

Law Library Meetings for 2013 - Posted 01/31/2013

Administrative & Presiding Judges For 2013 - Posted 01/15/2013

3rd Civil e-Filing Administrative Order - Posted 11/13/2012

Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Guy Reece Presented with American Flag Flown in Afghanistan - Posted 10/03/2012

Court Reporter - Transcription Fee Rates - Policy - REVISED 10.16.12 - Please be advised that the Judges will continue to monitor, and may revise this policy to ensure compliance with recent changes in legislation. - Posted 09/10/2012

Press Release: Liberty Bell Award 2012 - Posted 06/19/2012

Court dismisses suit challenging constitutionality of Video Lottery Terminals and Casino Statutes – Posted 06/07/2012

Press Release - Administrative and Presiding Judge 2012 - Posted 01/26/2012

First Amended Administrative Order - Posted 10/05/2011

e-Filing now available through Franklin County Clerk of Court - Posted 10/03/2011

Supreme Court Press Release - Lawyer to Lawyer Posted 08/04/2011

Franklin County Common Pleas Court Electronic Filing Administrative Order Posted 07/27/2011

The Honorable Charles Schneider receives the Good Scout Award for 2011 - Posted 04/14/2011

2010 Graduates - Court Management Program- Posted 10/29/2010

C.E.O. Magazine Article - Commercial Docket - Posted 10/2010

Press Release - Cliff Skeen Award 2010 - Posted 10/22/2010

Judge Cain's Bar Brief - Techies Will Love New Courts Building - Reprinted from the CBA's Lawyers' Quarterly - Posted 04/06/2010

Announcement - Cain Bar Brief -Speciality Dockets - Posted 04/06/09

Announcement - New Web Site - Posted 12/18/08

Announcement 2009 Admin & Presiding Judge - Posted 12/18/08

Press Release for Commercial Docket - Posted 12/18/08