Why Judge Steve McKinley?
He knows the job.
Judge Steve McKinley currently serves as the Richland County Juvenile Court Judge.
He knows the community.
He has served 20 years as a family law magistrate in Richland County for Judge Ron Spon.
He understands family and youth.
He has been married for 29 years and has raised 6 children.
He is fair.
He has earned an excellent reputation for applying the law even-handedly.
Steve has been a resident of Richland County for 20+ years, and has invested in the vision of building a brighter future for the county. Steve has joined with people who believe in Richland County to be a home of some of the most wonderful people in the world. Others who share in Steve's enthusiasm for Richland County are Tony Vero, Tammy Puff and Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy, pictured above.
Steve believes in the power of community for youth. The neighborhood is key for assisting families in providing safety and stability for children. Pictured above are Larry and Carolyn Lotz.
Steve serves on the Media Team at Storyside Church, where he has been attending since 2013. Steve's vision for reaching youth through loving families aligns with Storyside's mission to teach people that the best is yet to come. Steve and Ann are accompanied by Pastors Ethan, Josiah, Christine, Desirée and Matt.