Kasich Announces Appointment to the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas, General Division March 10, 2017 COLUMBUS – Today Governor John R. Kasich announced the appointment of Curt C. Hartman of Cincinnati (Hamilton Co.) to serve as a judge on the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas, General Division. Hartman will assume office on March 20, 2017, and must run in the November 2018 election to retain the seat for the remainder of the unexpired term which ends February 10, 2021. Hartman is replacing Judge Beth A. Myers, who was elected to Ohio’s First District Court of Appeals. Hartman received his bachelor’s degree from the United States Naval Academy, his master’s from Georgetown University, and his law degree from Vanderbilt University. He currently practices law at The Law Firm of Curt C. Hartman and has previously served as special counsel to the Mason Municipal Court. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Cincinnati Bar Association, and is a former member of the Pierce Township Board of Trustees.