Indian-American Attorney Appointed in the Hamilton County
Parikh was born and raised in Cincinnati, and he graduated from the Princeton High School, Xavier University, and the Saint Louis University School of Law.
FREMONT, CA: Pavan Parikh, an attorney of Indian descent, is set to succeed Aftab Pureval as Hamilton County Cleark of Courts. Parikh is a democrat and a former judicial candidate and a judge advocate in the Army Reserve. He was unanimously selected for the role by the Democratic Central Committee last month. His fellow Democrat Aftab Pureval, the son of an Indian father and Tibetan mother, is set to become the first Asian-American Pacific Islander (AAPI) mayor. He beat the city councilman and former mayor David Mann with 66% votes.
Expertise in the Legal System
Pavan Parikh was appointed as he is well known in the courthouse for his expertise in the legal system and can win re-elected and keep the democratic seat. In the press conference held by Hamilton County, Chairwoman Gwen McFarlin said that Pavan Parikh is serious about the position, and he wil use it as a stepping stone for higher grounds.
Duties of Hamilton County Cleark of Courts
Some of the major responsibilities of the Hamilton County Cleark of Courts include maintaining court records, overseeing courthouse security for municipal courts and processing passport applications and traffic tickets. Parikh’s position will be open for re-election in November 2022. In the press conference, Parikh said that he is looking forward to working in the courthouse and getting out in the election. He reiterated that the party needs to keep the seat and will make sure that all of its judges get elected.
Boy from Cincinnati
Parikh was born and raised in Cincinnati, and he graduated from the Princeton High School, Xavier University, and the Saint Louis University School of Law. He commenced his legal career working at the courthouse under the guidance of Judge Nadine Allen. He is passionate about public services and has worked as a political staffer on issues of voting rights before he was appointed the chief legal counsel for the Ohio Senate Minority Caucus. Parikh also volunteers as a mentor to the next generation of Cincinnati’s leaders. At the statehouse, he was responsible for monitoring and negotiating legislation on issues such as criminal justice, voting rights, ethics, and constitutional law.