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Pat Fischer
Patrick F. Fischer.jpg
Court Information:
Ohio First District Court of Appeals
Title:   Judge
Salary:  $132,000
Active:   2011-2019
Past position:   Attorney in private practice
Personal History
Party:   Republican
Undergraduate:   Harvard University
Law School:   Harvard Law School
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  First District Court of Appeals
State:  Ohio
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  November 6, 2012
Election vote:  54.43%ApprovedA

Pat Fischer is a judge for the Ohio First District Court of Appeals. He was elected to the court in 2010 and re-elected in 2012. His current term expires in February 2019.[1]


Fischer received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and his J.D. from the Harvard Law School.[2]


Before joining the court, Fischer spent his legal career in private practice.[3]

Awards and associations

  • Top 50 Lawyers in Cincinnati, Cincinnati Magazine
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Ohio
  • President, Cincinnati Bar Association (2006-2007)
  • Board of Directors, Hamilton County Mental Health & Recovery Services Board
  • Board of Directors, VISIONS Community Services Board
  • Founding member, Cincinnati Children's Museum Board
  • Former president, Pleasant Ridge Community Council
  • Member, St. Xavier Catholic Church[3]



Fischer was re-elected to the Ohio First District Court of Appeals. He defeated Martha Good in the general election on November 6, 2012, winning 54.43 percent of the vote.[4]

See also: Ohio judicial elections, 2012

Cincinnati Bar Association judicial candidate ratings

Excellent Good Fair Poor
Integrity, Character & Objectivity 79% 10% 5% 5%
Legal Experience, Knowledge & Ability 81% 13% 4% 2%
Respect for/courtesy to Litigants, Counsel & Witnesses 78% 15% 5% 2%
Diligence 80% 14% 4% 3%


Fischer was elected to the Ohio First District Court of Appeals in 2010. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary. He defeated William Mallory in the general election, winning 54 percent of the vote.[6][7]

See also: Ohio judicial elections, 2010

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