Youngstown City Hall, 2nd Floor
26 S. Phelps Street, Youngstown OH 44503
The mission of Youngstown Municipal Court is to ensure access to justice, and to serve our community by efficiently and respectfully resolving criminal, traffic and civil cases in a fair and impartial manner.
The Court area is comprised of three courtrooms and offices for the Judges, Magistrate, Court Administrator, Probation Department, Case Assignment, Jury Coordinator, Service Bailiffs and Court Security.
The Judges are the Hon. Elizabeth A. Kobly, administrative and presiding judge, and the Hon. Robert P. Milich. Each judge is elected for a 6-year term. A third judge position is currently vacant. Magistrate Anthony Sertick Jr. also presides in the Court.
The judges, with assistance from the magistrate, preside over arraignments, felony initial appearances, pre-trials, bench trials, jury trials, preliminary hearings, probation violation hearings and many other types of criminal proceedings.Civil dockets include personal injury claims, property damage claims and other torts, contract disputes, credit card defaults, loan defaults, eviction proceedings, small claims, trusteeships and garnishments. Upon request, the judges perform marriage ceremonies and administer oaths.
Cases are set between 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and at 4:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday for minor traffic citations. The Court also serves the public with specialty dockets:Veterans Treatment Court; Housing Court;and Suspended License Intervention Program.
A message from the Hon. Elizabeth A. Kobly
I hope that by accessing this website, you will have a greater appreciation of what we do in our Court and of the service we provide to our community. We have listed information about each of our departments, about our staff and how to contact us.
As this website develops, we hope to provide many more avenues for electronic access to the
Youngstown Municipal Court.
- Hon. Elizabeth A. Kobly