Judge Stephanie Mingo 

Stephanie Mingo  has been a practicing attorney in Franklin County for over 11 years. She began her legal career in Domestic Relations and Juvenile Court, serving as a child advocate. In 2011, Stephanie joined Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost’s Administration as an Assistant Chief Legal Counsel.


Upon leaving public law service in 2015, Stephanie began employment with Ohio’s only health insurance co-op, InHealth Mutual. There she served as Compliance Counsel and advised on enterprise-wide legal matters to include Ohio Insurance laws and regulations.  In 2018, Stephanie returned to public service where she most recently served as an Assistant Franklin County Prosecutor.   In addition to filing pleadings and litigating issues related to property foreclosures in Franklin County Common Pleas Court, as a prosecutor in the Tax Unit, Stephanie’s time was spent primarily managing cases before the Franklin County Municipal Court Environmental Division, representing the interests of the Franklin County Treasurer.


Stephanie and her husband, Jason currently reside in New Albany with their two young daughters, Alyssa and Ayden.

Chief Environmental Specialist


Kyle Kirker serves as the Court's Chief Environmental Specialist, the statutorily established enforcement and monitoring officer for the Environmental Division.  Kyle's background and expertise are in the areas of zoning code, housing code, and environmental law.  





Judge's Bailiff

Shellee Walker serves as the Judge's Courtroom Bailiff, overseeing efficient courtroom and docket management for the Environmental Division.  





Magistrate Hoelzel


Ben Hoelzel serves as the Magistrate, assisting the Judge in researching the complex civil cases that come before the Environmental Division.  As Magistrate of the Environmental Division, Ben also aids in the docket flow.





Environmental Specialist


Craig Rees serves as the Court's Environmental Specialist, assisting in the enforcement and monitoring of the Judge's orders and directives. Craig's background and expertise are in the areas of safety code and law enforcement.  





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