Paul Bertram has extensive legal and community experience, which makes him the right choice for Municipal Court Judge. He's been practicing law for 28 years.

He has served as Marietta Law Director since 2012. Previously, Bertram served as a Washington County Prosecuting Attorney from 1989 through 1993 before entering private practice. He also served as an Acting Judge under William Nuzum from 2004-2005.

In addition to his legal work, Bertram has served as an Adjunct professor at both Marietta College and Washington State Community College. He also served on Marietta City Council and as Council President.

Bertram graduated from Marietta High School and earned his undergraduate degree from Marietta College before attending Capital University Law School in Columbus. He's a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Ohio Municipal Attorney Association.

Bertram is active in community affairs, serving as a volunteer for the Marietta Riverfront Roar and various Marietta City Schools Athletics activities. He and his wife Joyce have four boys and a daughter.

Paul Bertram has experience as a prosecutor, lawyer in private practice and City Law Director.

Paul Bertram has a plan for a drug court docket that will help the community address the opiate crisis. Bertram also has a plan to introduce mediation to the Court for civil matters and evictions. The goal, Bertram says, is to make court more efficient both for those who appear and for taxpayers footing the bill. 

Paul Bertram will change the way the court operates to be more efficient and to save taxpayer dollars

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