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Magistrate Judge Stephanie K. Bowman

Standing Orders

Potter Stewart U.S. Courthouse, Room 706
100 East Fifth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: (513) 564-7680


Magistrate Judge Stephanie K. Bowman received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1997, a J.D. from DePaul University, College of Law in 2000, and a LLM in Judicial Studies from Duke University, School of Law in 2020.  She spent the first six years of her legal career in private practice focusing on immigration, estate planning, real estate, business transactions and litigation. In 2006 she transitioned to the court to clerk for the Honorable Michael R. Barrett, United States District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio.  Judge Bowman was appointed a United States Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Ohio on October 29, 2010.

Judge Bowman is a Fellow of the Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers and currently serves on its Steering Committee.  She is a past president and member of the Ohio Women's Bar Association and sits on the board of the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky John W. Peck Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.  Judge Bowman is also a member of the Cincinnati Bar Association, the Federal Magistrate Judges Association, and the Potter Stewart American Inn of Court.