Youngstown Municipal Courthouse, 3rd Floor


9 W. Front 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 Hon. Elizabeth A. Kobly, and the Hon.Carla J.Baldwin are the judges of Youngstown Municipal Court. Judge Kobly serves as administrative/presiding judge. 

The Court employs a magistrate, court administrator, chief bailiff, assignment commissioner, systems administrator, chief of probation, supporting staff and a Court security team. 

The judges, 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.

            The Court's regular hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. In addition to the regular docket, the Court operates a Veterans Treatment Court and a Suspended License Intervention Program.

Judge Elizabeth A Kobly

 A message from the Honorable

 Elizabeth A. Kobly

     Administrative/Presiding Judge


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.