Potter Stewart U.S. Courthouse
100 East Fifth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Magistrate Judge J. Gregory Wehrman was born in Covington, Kentucky. He received a B.A. from
University of Cincinnati and a J.D. from University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law
in Lexington, Kentucky.
Judge Wehrman began his legal career as a public defender and worked for many years in his family’s
law practice as a lawyer and partner. He was appointed as a part-time magistrate judge in 1975 in
the Eastern District of Kentucky and in 1991 was selected to fill a full-time magistrate judge
vacancy in the District. In 2019 Judge Wehrman was appointed as a part-time recall Magistrate
Judge in the New York Western District and in 2022 as a part-time recall Magistrate Judge in the
Southern District of Ohio.
Kentucky Bar Association; Northern Kentucky Bar Association; Federal Bar Association and Federal
Magistrate Judges Association.
Kentucky Bench & Bar, Volume 62, Number 5
Title “Last Chance” ADR: The Court-Supervised Settlement Conference in Federal Court
NKBA Lex Loci, February 2009
Title “A View from the Bench - The Real Last Chance” ADR
Kentucky Bar Association, May 2009 “Judge of the Year” award along with Honorable Patricia