J. Mark Costine

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J. Mark Costine
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Court Information:
Belmont County Court of Common Pleas, Ohio
Title:   Judge
Position:   Probate/Juvenile Division
Active:   1998-2021
Preceded by:   John J. Malik
Past position:   Attorney, The Costine Law Firm
Past term:   1979-1998
Past position 2:   Assistant public defender, Belmont County, Ohio
Past term 2:   1979-1998
Personal History
Party:   Republican
Undergraduate:   Wake Forest University
Law School:   Ohio Northern University, 1979
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Belmont County Court of Common Pleas, Probate Division
Position:  Term commencing 2/9/2015
State:  Ohio
Election information 2014:
Party:   Republican
Incumbent:  Yes
Primary date:  5/6/2014
Primary vote:  100%ApprovedA
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  ApprovedA

J. Mark Costine is a judge on the Belmont County Court of Common Pleas Probate/Juvenile Division in St. Clairsville, Ohio. He assumed the bench on December 24, 1998.[1][2] Costine was re-elected to the Belmont County Court of Common Pleas Probate Division in 2014, winning a new term that expires on February 8, 2021.[3][4]



See also: Ohio judicial elections, 2014
Costine ran for re-election to the Belmont County Common Pleas Court Probate Division.
General: He was unopposed in the general election on November 4, 2014.[4]


Costine received his undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University and his J.D. from Ohio Northern University in 1979.[2]


Awards and associations

  • Member, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
  • Member, Board of the Belmont Harrison Juvenile District
  • Member, Executive Board of the Oakview Juvenile Residential Center [2][5]

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