Fairfield County Municipal Court
PH: 740-687-6621


136 West Main Street
Post Office Box 2390
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Daily Court Hours:
8:00am - 4:00pm
Monday-Friday
Valeda A. Slone - Clerk of Court

About the Judges

Judge James A. Fields

Judge James A. Fields & Judge Randall T. Ullom & Magistrate Trevor J. Innocenti


Judge James A. Fields


Judge Fields was appointed to the bench by Governor John Kasich and began serving on April 30, 2015.  He was elected to complete an unexpired term in 2016 and re-elected to a full six-year term in 2018.

Judge Fields has been the Presiding/ Administrative Judge since September of 2015.  He presides over four specialty dockets: Drug Court; Mental Health Court; Patriot (Veterans') Court; and Special Abilities Court, the latter in cooperation with the Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities.

Prior to his service on the Bench, Judge Fields was a partner at Fields and Innocenti (1997 - 2015), and an Associate at Price and Jones (1988-1997).

Judge Fields earned his BA in American History, (Political Science, History and Literature) from Earlham College and his Juris Doctorate from Capital University School of Law.  He is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, the Supreme Court of Ohio, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.  He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Fairfield County Bar Association and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Association of Municipal and County Judges of Ohio. 



Judge Randall T. Ullom


Judge Ullom was elected Judge of the Fairfield County Municipal Court commencing January 1, 2022. Prior to his election to the bench, he served as the elected Law Director and City Prosecutor for the City of Lancaster, Ohio from August 1, 2013 until December 31, 2021.  In addition to his elected tenure, he served in the Law Director and City Prosecutor's Office since 2003 in various positions of Assistant Law Director & City Prosecutor, Senior Attorney, Senior Criminal Attorney and Assistant Prosecutor.  Before joining the Law Director & City Prosecutor's Office, he served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the Butler County Prosecutor's Office and the Clermont County Prosecutor's Office. 

Judge Ullom earned a BA in Political Science with minors in Psychology and Philosophy at the University of Charleston and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Cincinnati College of Law.  He has bar admission with the Surpreme Court of Ohio, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and the United States Supreme Court.  He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Fairfield County Bar Association. 



Magistrate Trevor J. Innocenti


Magistrate Innocenti was appointed Magistrate of the Fairfield County Municipal Court on July 1, 2017.  Prior to his appointment to the bench, he practiced law as an attorney at Innocenti Legal in Lancaster, OH from 2015 - 2018; was a partner in Fields & Innocenti in Lancaster, OH from 1997 - 2015; and, practiced law as an attorney with Price Law Firm in Columbus, OH from 1993 - 1997.

 Magistrate Innocenti earned a BA in Political Science from West Virginia University and his Juris Doctorate from Capital University.  He has bar admission with the United States Supreme Court, the Supreme Court of Ohio, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the United States Court of Federal Claims, as well as the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan.  He is a memeber of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Fairfield County Bar Association.