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File #: 0355X-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/15/2018 In control: Page
On agenda: 11/19/2018 Final action: 11/21/2018
Title: To commemorate the accomplishments of The Honorable Judge Guy L. Reece, II, and to commend Judge Reece on devoting his career to being a public servant
Sponsors: Jaiza Page, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Emmanuel V. Remy, Michael Stinziano, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin
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To commemorate the accomplishments of The Honorable Judge Guy L. Reece, II, and to commend Judge Reece on devoting his career to being a public servant

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WHEREAS, Judge Guy L. Reece, II has over twenty years of dedicated service as a Judge in the city of Columbus. He is a Vietnam War Veteran and a retired Colonel of the U.S. Army, where he earned numerous awards including the Bronze Star and is a graduate of The United States Army War College.

WHEREAS, Judge Reece received his undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska-Omaha in 1972, and is a 1981 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Law. Previously in his career he also served as a Franklin County Municipal Court Judge (1990-1991) and as a Franklin County Common Pleas Court Judge (1992-1995). He resigned from the bench in 1995, to accompany his wife on her corporate career opportunity in Indonesia. During his three years in Indonesia, Judge Reece was a legal advisor with an Indonesian law firm and a consultant to several businesses.

WHEREAS, In 2003, Judge Reece was appointed to the Franklin County Common Pleas Court and re-elected in 2006 and in 2012. Prior to his appointment to the Court in 2003, he served as the Director of the Franklin County Board of Elections.

WHEREAS, Judge Reece is actively involved in a number of professional organizations. He is a member of the John Mercer Langston Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association and American Bar Association. He is the past President of the Ohio Common Pleas Judges Association and currently serves as the Chair of the National Conference of State Trial Judges of the American Bar Association. He is a recipient of The Ohio State University’s Minority Alumni Award and its Affirmative Action Award.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS: That this Council does hereby congratulate The Honorable Judge Guy L. Reece, II, on his years of exemplary service and his numerous contribu...

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