Friday, December 23, 2011

Brown County Republican Central Committee Names Michele Harris as the Next Clerk of Courts

Georgetown, Ohio – Last evening the Brown County Republican Central Committee appointed Brown County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Michele Harris to the vacant Clerk of Courts position due to the recent resignation of former Clerk of Courts Tina Meranda. Michele Harris will assume the position of Brown County Clerk of Courts on January 3, 2012.

“I want to personally thank the Brown County Republican Central Committee and specifically Chairman Paul Hall for selecting and putting their trust in me as the next Clerk of Courts. Former Clerk of Courts Tina Meranda served our county with excellence and distinction. My husband, Brett and I pray each evening for Tina’s full and speedy recovery.” stated Michele Harris.

“I have the upmost respect for the Clerk of Courts position and will work a full time schedule to ensure the citizens of Brown County have a professional office they can be proud of during this period of transition. A well functioning Clerk of Courts office is vital to the future success of our great county and I will work tirelessly so that our residents have accessibility to the services they require.” stated Michele Harris.

Biographical Excerpt of Michele Harris:

Since 2007, Michele Harris has been a Brown County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, with separate stints in both the Brown County Common Pleas and Municipal Courts. During her tenure as an assistant prosecutor, Mrs. Harris has represented Brown County in thousands of felony and misdemeanor criminal cases. As an assistant prosecutor Michele Harris has specifically focused her energies on domestic violence convictions and victim’s rights awareness. Additionally, Michele Harris has prior working experience in the Clermont and Butler Counties Prosecuting Attorney’s offices. Michele Harris began her service to the public as a Deputy Clerk at the Clermont County Clerk of Court’s office while completing her undergraduate education.

Michele Harris received her law degree from Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law and is a licensed attorney in both Ohio and South Carolina. Michele Harris received a Bachelors of Arts and Sciences from Miami University in Oxford and is a graduate of Bethel-Tate High School. Michele Harris and her husband Brett, a high school teacher, reside in the Village of Georgetown