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The Honorable W. Scott Gwin, judge on the

Published: January 22, 2011 11:00 PM

The Honorable W. Scott Gwin, judge on the Ohio Fifth District Court of Appeals, was unanimously elected presiding judge by the other members of the court, effective Jan. 1.Judge Gwin was first elected to the court of appeals in 1988. He was re-elected in 1994, 2000 and 2006. He has served as presiding judge numerous times, and has also served as administrative judge.The Honorable John W. Wise, also a judge on the Ohio Fifth District Court of Appeals, was unanimously elected administrative judge by the other members of the court, also effective Jan. 1.Judge Wise was elected to the court of appeals and began his term in 1995.The Fifth District Court of Appeals, Ohio's largest appellate district, serves 15 Ohio counties, including Ashland, Coshocton, Delaware, Fairfield, Guernsey, Holmes, Knox, Licking, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Perry, Richland, Stark and Tuscarawas.In addition to Judges Gwin and Wise, other members of the court include the honorable William B. Hoffman, Sheila G. Farmer, Julie A. Edwards and Patricia A. Delaney.


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