Jail Administrator Joe Palmer is a graduate of the University of Akron Law School. He is licensed by the Ohio Supreme Court and Federal District Court for Southern Ohio. He is an accredited Jail Administrator through the Office of the Ohio Attorney General, Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (O.P.O.T.A.)
During his legal career he has served as Assistant County Prosecutor for both Champaign and Clermont Counties, Law Director for the City of Urbana, Chief Municipal Court Prosecutor in Champaign County, Mayor’s Court Magistrate Champaign and Clark Counties, Municipal Court Judge in Champaign County, Adjunct Instructor Criminal Justice/Corrections Clark State Community College, and Chief of Advanced Legal Training and Instruction for Law Enforcement Professionals at the Office of the Ohio Attorney General (O.P.O.T.A.)
Joe began working at the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office in January 2017.