nasalAppointment_022513–from CNO–Miami County Prosecutor Gary A. Nasal will soon be on the other side of the bench after his appointment today by Gov. John Kasich to the Miami County Municipal Court. Nasal fills the vacancy left by former Judge Mel Kemmer who retired in August.  Nasal will need to win in November’s general election to fulfill the remaining years on the unexpired term that ends December 31, 2015.

County prosecutor since 1995, Nasal’s name was one of three submitted to the governor’s office by the Miami County Republican party to fill the vacancy, according to a December 30, 2012 story in the Dayton Daily News. The story also noted that Nasal once worked as a municipal court bailiff.  Nasal earned his law degree from the University of Dayton School of Law. He was admitted to the Ohio bar on November 7, 1988.