Judge Mark Reddin is a native of Wood County. He graduated from Bowling Green public schools and Bowling Green State University. He received his law degree from the University of Dayton. Prior to his election, Judge Reddin was in the private practice of law in Bowling Green, Pemberville, and surrounding counties. Reddin also served as a municipal prosecutor for 10 years.
Judge Reddin was elected in 1995, and has been re-elected four times since. In 1999 after four years of planning, design, and construction, Judge Reddin opened the new municipal court facility where the court is now housed. The facility was completed on schedule and approximately $480,000.00 under budget.
Judge Reddin is a past President of the Association of Municipal and County Judges of Ohio, as well as a presenter at Association seminars. In 2015, Reddin received the Association’s Eagle award for judicial excellence. The award is “Presented in recognition of outstanding and meritorious service as Municipal Court Judge which has contributed immeasurably to effect the efficient and fair administration of justice in addition to enhancing the public perception of the judiciary of Ohio.”
Judge Reddin serves as a member of the Ohio Judicial Conference’s Criminal Law & Procedure and Traffic Law & Procedure Committees. Reddin also serves as a mentor judge in the Ohio Judicial College Mentor Judge Program. Reddin is a member of the Toledo Woman’s, Wood County, and Ohio Bar Associations. Judge Reddin is an Ohio Farm Bureau Member, a member of the Ohio Soybean Association, Friends of the Wood County Park District, and Toledo Museum of Art.
Judge Reddin resides with his wife Deb on their farm in Liberty Township.