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Judge, Vinton County Court of Common Pleas, General/Domestic Relations Division
Athens High School, Graduate, 1987
The Ohio State University, Bachelor of Arts with University Honors, 1991
University of Dayton, Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1994
- Work Experience
Captain in the United States Army Reserve, 1991-2001
Simmons & Grillo, Attorneys at Law, 1995-1999
Grillo & Salyer, Attorneys at Law, 1999-2003
Salyer & Associates, Attorneys at Law, 2003-
Salyer & Griffith, Attorneys at Law
Judge, Vinton County Court, 2003-2020
Judge, Vinton County Court of Common Pleas, General/Domestic Relations Division, 2020-present
Married with two children
Life Member of McArthur American Legion Post 303
Lifetime Member of VFW Post 5299
Vice President of Vinton County Bar Association, 2020-present
Secretary / Treasurer of Vinton County Bar Association, 1998-2020
Former President, Vinton County Chamber of Commerce
Member of Fraternal Order of Eagles, 1996-present
Member of Delta Lodge 207
Former Member of McArthur Volunteer Fire Department
Vinton County Republican Party
List your judicial experience (courts and years)
I was the judge of the Vinton County Court from 2003 until 2020, making me the longest-serving judge in that role in the history of Vinton County. I have served as judge of the Vinton County Court of Common Pleas, General/Domestic Relations Division since 2020.
What non-judicial legal experience qualifies you to be a judge?
I was engaged in the private practice of law from 1995 until 2020. I have been a judge for over twenty years, and I consider all cases brought before me in a fair and impartial manner.
Why are you running for this particular court seat?
I was appointed to this particular court seat in April of 2020. I was elected to fill an unexpired term in November of 2020. I now am running for a full term in this position because I find my occupation to be uniquely rewarding, and I possess the requisite skills to do the job.