Licking County Municipal Courtroom
Licking County Municipal Court
Judge B. Matthew George was elected to the Licking County Municipal Court on November 5, 2019. He began his term January 1, 2020.

Before his election to the Court, Judge George served as a Magistrate and Staff Attorney in the Licking County Court of Common Pleas for over twelve years.
Judge George grew up in Baltimore, Ohio where he graduated from Liberty-Union H.S. in 1998. In 2002, he graduated from Ashland University where he was an Ashbrook Scholar in the John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs. He graduated from the Washington and Lee University School of Law in 2007.
Judge George is a member of the Licking County Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, and the Ohio Association of Municipal and County Court Judges.

He lives in Newark with his wife Katelyn and their daughters Lydia and Emily.