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Hon. Mary Wiseman

Adjunct Professor of Law


School of Law


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Judge Wiseman was appointed to the General Division bench of the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court in 2007. She serves as the court’s Technology Committee Chair.

Judge Wiseman received her B.S. from Ball State University in 1984 and her J.D. with honors from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 1988.

Prior to her judicial service, Judge Wiseman practiced complex civil litigation in state and federal courts nationwide. She has taught at the University of Dayton School of Law and Sinclair Community College. She served on the Dayton City Commission from 1998-2002.

Judge Wiseman currently serves as Immediate Past President of the Dayton Bar Association and the Carl D. Kessler Inn of Court.

Judge Wiseman is a member of the American, Ohio, and Dayton Bar Associations, Ohio Common Pleas Judges Association, Carl D. Kessler Inn of Court, and Dayton Lawyers Club. She is admitted to the United States Supreme Court.

She is a past member of numerous community groups, and has received numerous awards and recognitions for civic and professional accomplishments.


B.S., Ball State University, 1984
J.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1988