The Akron Municipal Court will be closed Monday, February 20, 2023 in honor of Presidents' Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, February 21, 2023.

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Current News

The Akron Municipal Court Is Experiencing Elevator Issues
01/19/2023

The Akron Municipal Court is without any of its three public elevators at the present time. Hearings will be limited on Friday, January 20, 2023 to arraignments only...

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Judge David Hamilton Named Akron Municipal Court’s Presiding Judge for 2023
01/04/2023

Judge David Hamilton will serve as the administrative/presiding judge of the Akron Municipal Court for 2023. In this role, Judge Hamilton will oversee the court’s administration, docket...

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Akron Municipal Court Announces Wedding Venues for January, February and March 2023
12/16/2022

The Akron Municipal Court is partnering with eight local organizations to offer weddings for couples during January, February and March 2023. The eight organizations are: Jilly’s Music Room, Springfield Township’s Centre on the Lake...

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Raising the Bar Program Holds Second Session
11/10/2022

The second session of the court-sponsored pilot program for area high school students entitled “Raising the Bar” is taking place today. Akron Municipal Court Judge David Hamilton, along with Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro’s Office, launched this program last month...

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The Akron Municipal Court and the Glendale Cemetery to Honor Veteran Mary E. Gladwin on Thursday, November 10
11/04/2022

The Akron Municipal Court and the Glendale Cemetery will co-host an in-person tribute on Thursday, November 10, 2022 beginning at 1:00 p.m. for Mary E. Gladwin who served our country as a nurse active in three wars...

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Akron Municipal Court Administrative/Presiding Judge, Hope Meadows Foundation Staff Featured on National Smart Talks Podcast
11/03/2022

Last month, the Elizabeth Smart Foundation’s Smart Talks podcast launched an episode entitled “How Local Government and Organizations Can Work Together for Survivors” which entails a discussion...

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Raising the Bar Program Launches
10/27/2022

Akron Municipal Court Judge David Hamilton has introduced a court-sponsored pilot program for area high school students entitled “Raising the Bar.” Raising the Bar has a mission to introduce more minorities to a career in law and give exposure to various career opportunities in the legal profession...

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Akron Municipal Court Welcomes Magistrate Brett Hammond to Staff Roster
10/25/2022

The Akron Municipal Court has appointed Brett Hammond to serve as a full-time Magistrate. Administrative/Presiding Judge Ron Cable administered Magistrate Hammond’s oath of office on Monday, October 3, 2022...

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Akron Municipal Court Judge Annalisa S. Williams Receives the Ohio State Bar Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award
10/19/2022

Akron Municipal Court Judge Annalisa S. Williams received the Ritter Award during the Ohio State Bar Foundation (OSBF)’s All Rise Annual Awards Celebration...

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Amendments to the Schedule of Court Costs for the Akron Municipal Court
10/12/2022

The Akron Municipal Court hereby issues public notice that the Court proposes the following changes to the Schedule of Court Costs effective November 1, 2022...

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