Nunner retiring as Harrison judge

MICHAEL NUNNER, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Harrison County, General Division, has announced that he will retire and resign from that position, effective, Dec. 31, 2012.

Judge Nunner was first elected to the Court of Common Pleas in November, 2002, and is currently serving in his second term.

Michael Nunner has served in a public capacity for more than 34 years. He served in the office of Attorney General William J. Brown from September, 1977 through March, 1980. From April, 1981 until December, 1992, Michael Nunner served Harrison County, Ohio, as an assistant prosecuting attorney under Prosecuting Attorney Andrew Hutyera.

Michael Nunner was elected Judge of the Harrison County Court in November, 1992 and he served in that capacity until commencing his term as Common Pleas Court Judge.

In his letter of resignation to Gov. Kasich, Judge Nunner expressed his appreciation for the opportunity to serve the citizens of Harrison County, Ohio and the professionalism of numerous persons with whom he has served. Judge Nunner concluded that it was in the best interest of his family to end his elective service in view of charges to be implemented in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System next year.

Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice, Maureen O’Connor will be appointing retired judges to carry on the work of the Harrison County Court of Common Pleas, General Division until a replacement judge is selected by Gov. Kasich.