Judge Ginger S. Bock Selected as Administrative and Presiding Judge for 2024

Judge Ginger Bock

Judge Ginger S. Bock was selected by her colleagues to serve as the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the First District Court of Appeals for 2024 and will be responsible for the Court’s administration, docket, and this year’s court calendar. 

Judge Bock was elected to the First District Court of Appeals in November 2020 and took the bench on February 8, 2021. After receiving her undergraduate education from Miami University, Judge Bock worked at nonprofit organizations before attending law school. After graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, her first job was working at the First District Court of Appeals as a staff attorney for Judge Mark P. Painter. Before being elected, Judge Bock also worked at private law firms, including her own practice, where her focus was appellate advocacy. Additionally, two years before beginning her term, Judge Bock served as a staff attorney at the Court of Common Pleas. 

“I am deeply honored that my colleagues chose me to lead our Court this year. I am committed to ensuring that the First District continues to serve our community and treat all parties with respect.”  

Judge Bock is adjunct professor of legal research and writing at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, a member of the Ohio Judicial Conference of Judicial Ethics, Professionalism, and Diversity Committee, a member of the NAACP’s Cincinnati Chapter, and a volunteer with the Karen Wellington Foundation.