(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—(3-24-23) Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced yesterday the appointment of Harvey Hyman to the Paulding County Court of Common Pleas, Probate and Juvenile Division. 

Hyman, of Paulding, will assume office on April 11, 2023 and will be taking the seat formerly held by Michael Wehrkamp, who resigned. Hyman must run for election in November 2024 to retain the seat. 

He started his career in law as a general practicing attorney in Paulding.  Hyman was elected to serve as a delegate for the Ohio State Bar Association for the third district of Ohio. Hyman became a solicitor for the village of Paulding in May 2018. Since then, he has also served as solicitor for the villages of Melrose, Latty, Haviland, Payne, and Sherwood. In addition to his public service as a solicitor, he has his own private practice, Hyman and Hyman, Ltd.

Hyman received his Juris Doctor from the University of Toledo College of Law. He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Hillsdale College and a master of business administration from Defiance College.