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Meet the Prosecutor
Haller Photo 2013_thumb.jpgBackground
Stephen K. Haller has served the citizens of Greene County since 1975 when he was hired as an assistant prosecutor.

He was raised in Xenia, Ohio and graduated from Carroll High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Wilmington College and his law degree from the University of Toledo. Steve was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1976; the Federal Bar in 1978; and to practice before the United States Supreme Court in 1978.

Experience
Mr. Haller served the City of Bellbrook as city prosecutor from 1982 to 2006.

During his 39 year career in the Prosecutor’s Office Steve has represented the State and County in thousands of criminal and civil cases in all courts in Greene County. He has also argued cases before the Second District Court of Appeals, and the Ohio Supreme Court.

Office
In August, 2006, upon the retirement of his predecessor, William F. Schenck, Stephen K. Haller was appointed Greene County Prosecuting Attorney. Mr. Haller was elected to the office in 2006, 2008 and 2012.

Achievements
From 2001 to 2014, Steve has been honored to receive the Martindale-Hubbel AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating for legal ability and ethical standards.

Community Activities
Mr. Haller is honored to be affiliated with the following associations:
  • Greene County Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association
  • National District Attorney’s Association
  • National College of District Attorneys
  • Greene County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #37
  • Greene County Township Association
  • National Organization for Victim Assistance

Steve is proud to be a Michael’s House Foundation Trustee and a member of the following groups:
  • Wilmington College President’s Advisory Council
  • Greene County Domestic Violence Consortium
  • Stiles Transitional Housing Assistance Team
  • ACE Task Force Board of Directors

In May of 2011, he was appointed to serve as Chair of the Attorney General’s State Victims Advisory Board by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.

Speaking Engagements
Greene County Prosecutor Steve Haller will be happy to speak to your group or organization.

Topics for previous speaking engagements have included:
  • Responsibilities of the Prosecuting Attorney
  • The Criminal Justice System
  • Michael’s House Child Advocacy Center
  • Crime Victims’ Rights & Services
  • Interagency Cooperation (Drug Task Force, Child Abuse Team, Southern Ohio Fugitive Aprehension Strike Team)

To schedule a speaking engagement, contact Office Administrator Fred Meadows at (937) 562-5250. Please provide as much advance notice as possible. Mr. Haller will make every effort to appear on the date you have requested.