JUDGE MARK PAINTER
Judge Mark P. Painter served as a judge for 30 years (1982 to 2012), first for 13 years on the Hamilton County Municipal Court, followed by 14 years on the Ohio Court of Appeals, and then three years as one of seven judges (and the only American) on the United Nations Appeals Tribunal. Painter has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Cincinnati since 1990, and was named Distinguished Visiting Professor in 2008. He joined the law firm Manley Burke in June of 2012. A Cincinnati native, Judge Painter attended the University of Cincinnati, where he was elected Student Body President in 1969. He earned a BA in 1970 and a JD in 1973. He practiced law for nine years before becoming a judge, mostly with a firm that later became part of Thompson Hine.