Hon. Karen L. Litkovitz
Magistrate Judge Karen Litkovitz was appointed U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Ohio on October 14, 2010. She received her B.S. degree, cum laude, in Statistics and Business Pre-Law from Bowling Green State University and is a 1984 graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Law. Following a federal clerkship, she practiced law for eight years at the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati. From 1994 to 2010, she served as a law clerk to Magistrate Judges Robert A. Steinberg and Timothy S. Hogan in the Southern District of Ohio. Magistrate Judge Litkovitz is the Chair of the Cincinnati Criminal Justice Act Committee, a Trustee on the Board of the Cincinnati Bar Association, a Fellow of the Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers, a judicial advisor with the Potter Stewart Inn of Court, and a member of the Federal Magistrate Judges Association.