Judge Hoover

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About Judge Hoover

Robert H. Hoover is the judge of the Licking County Probate-Juvenile Court, an office he has held since January of 1996. He has been an attorney for forty years. A graduate of Muskingum College and The Ohio State University College of Law, Judge Hoover previously served seven years as an Assistant Licking County Prosecutor, seven years as a juvenile court referee (magistrate) and five years as a trial attorney in private practice. He served in the United States Army Military Police Corps from 1971 to 1973. Judge Hoover has been a leader in numerous youth and family serving organizations for three decades, is a former board member of the Ohio Association of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and has served as a faculty member for the Ohio Judicial College for more than eight years. He and his wife, Kathy, live in eastern Licking County near the original homestead or farm which his great, great grandfather established in 1837. The Hoovers have three adult children and ten grandchildren