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Magistrate Kimberly J. Bolton

Kimberly J. Bolton joined the Cleveland Heights Municipal Court as a magistrate in April of 2018. A native of Cleveland's east side, Magistrate Bolton holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Hiram College and earned her Juris Doctor degree from Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law. Magistrate Bolton is admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio and the Northern District of Ohio.

Prior to taking the bench, Magistrate Bolton opened her own criminal and civil law practice. Magistrate Bolton came to the Cleveland Height Municipal Court from the City of Cleveland Heights where she was an Assistant Law Director.