Jonathan P. Hein
Judge, Common Pleas Court, Darke County, Ohio January, 1999 to present
Prosecuting Attorney, Darke County, Ohio January, 1993 to December, 1998
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Darke County, Ohio January, 1985 to December, 1992
Private Law Practice, Greenville and Ft. Recovery, Ohio November, 1981 to December, 1998
Spidel, Staley, Hole and Hanes, 1981 through 1984
Law offices of Jonathan P. Hein, 1985 through 1998
B.A., Miami University, Oxford, Ohio May, 1978
Economics and Public Administration
J.D., University of Toledo College of Law, Toledo, Ohio June, 1981
Admitted to the practice of law by the Ohio Supreme Court, 1981.
Admitted to U.S. District Court, Southern District, Ohio, 1984.
Admitted to U.S. District Court, Northern District, Ohio, 1986.
Darke County and Ohio State Bar Associations (1981 to present).
Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association (1985 to 1998).
Ohio Common Pleas Judges Association (1999 to present).
Trustee and Officer, 2006 to 2015
Ohio Judicial Conference (1999 to present)
Court Technology Committee member (1999 – present)
co-chairman 2007 to 2014
Court Technology Mentor Judge (2007 – present)
New Judge Mentor
Married to Rosalee (Ellison) Hein. Father to Lauren, Nathan and Jansen Hein
Interests: Cross-country and distance running; cycling
OCPJA Winter Meeting Jury Instructions and Interrogatories.
Ohio Juvenile Judges Seminar, April 5, 2002 Post-Trial Skills and Issues.
OCPJA, Summer Meeting, June 22, 2005 Criminal Law Update
OCPJA, Winter Meeting, 2006 to present Criminal Law Update
Ohio Judicial Conference, 2007 to present Panel Moderator – Technology
Ohio Judicial College, October 7, 2005 Traffic Law Seminar
MISCELLANEOUS: National Institute of Justice, Washington, D.C.:
Expert Workgroup on Post-Arraignment Videoconferencing, 2014 – present
Court Advisory Panel on Criminal Justice Priority Needs Initiative, May, 2015