Judge Ralph Winkler
Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge
January 2005 – Present
April 1999 – January 2005
Assistant Hamilton County Prosecutor
September 1987 – April 1999
September 1987 - April 1999
Hamilton County Common Pleas Court Judge Ralph Winkler has served our community with distinction for over 15 years as part of our county's judiciary, first in Municipal Court and currently in the Court of Common Pleas. Prior to taking the bench, Judge Ralph Winkler,worked 11 years as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney and a Probate Lawyer. In his 15 years on the bench, Judge Ralph Winkler has presided over more than 33,000 cases.
Judge Ralph Winkler is running for Hamilton County Probate Court Judge. His compassion for the children awaiting adoption and those suffering from mental illness, prompted him to seek this position. His experience and desire to serve his community will enable him to continue the tradition of excellence in the Probate Court.
Judge Winkler is married to Hamilton County Clerk of Courts, Tracy Winkler. They have 3 daughters, Allison, Andrea and Allayna and 5 beautiful grandchildren.