Steven C. Hollon
Steven Hollon became the Administrator of the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, General Division, on August 1, 2018. He brings over 25 years of court management experience to the position and is responsible for the operation of our eleven-judge Court of general jurisdiction, including supervising over 170 employees and a budget in excess of $13 million.
Steven served as the Administrative Director of the Ohio Supreme Court from 1999 – 2014. During his tenure, he oversaw the Court’s restoration of, and move into, the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center, the creation of the Ohio Courts Network, and the reorganization of the Court’s administrative staff into a divisional structure. He was also instrumental in promoting the professionalism of court administration in Ohio courts by championing projects such as the Court Management Program and establishing the Supreme Court Professional Excellence Awards. He is the longest-serving Administrative Director in the history of the Court.
Following his tenure at the Ohio Supreme Court, Steven served as Executive Director of the statutorily created Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission from 2014 – 2017 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ohio United Way, the statewide association of 70 United Ways in Ohio, from February 2017 until July 2018.
Steven began his legal career as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Ohio Twelfth District Court of Appeals before becoming that Court’s Administrator in 1983. In 1990, he joined the law firm of Parrish, Fryman & Marcum in Hamilton where he engaged in the private practice of law until 1995 when he became the Administrator of the Ohio Second District Court of Appeals.
Steven has been active in numerous professional and civic organizations throughout his career, including serving as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for the National Center for State Courts; as President and on the Board of Directors for the Conference of State Court Administrators; on the Board of Trustees for the Ohio State Bar Foundation; on the Board of Directors for the Ohio Lawyers Assistance Program; as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Ohio United Way; and as President and on the Board of Directors for the Miami University Alumni Association. He is a member of the American and Dayton Bar Associations.