Hon. Judge Barbara Schneider Carter
Court of Common Pleas, Domestic Relations Division
Admitted to the Ohio Bar in November, 1991, Judge Carter entered private practice, then served 11 years as an Assistant Butler County Prosecutor. In her tenure as an Assistant Prosecutor, she helped found the Butler County Drug Court, and later specialized in prosecuting family violence cases.
Judge Carter continued her work with family issues at the Supreme Court of Ohio, lending technical assistance to juvenile and family drug courts around the state, and working with domestic violence forms and policy.
Judge Carter returned to Butler County to serve as a Magistrate with the Domestic Relations Division from January, 2005 until January, 2011, when she was elected to the bench. Judge Carter became Administrative Judge in December, 2012.