Planning Events at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center

Planning Events at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center

The Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center stands as a monument to the people of Ohio and their belief in their constitutional democracy. As such, the building is open for tours, and citizens are encouraged to visit and learn about Ohio history and government. In order to ensure open access to the Moyer Judicial Center while protecting the historical integrity of the facility and maintaining its condition, the Court has promulgated building use guidelines.

View the complete text of the Moyer Judicial Center building and grounds regulations as adopted by the Supreme Court of Ohio July 1, 2005 and amended July 1, 2009, March 1, 2010, and March 1, 2013.

The following are highlights of the regulations governing use of the facilities for meetings and events.

Public access and use of the Moyer Judicial Center's hearing and conference rooms is available only to the following entities or organizations:

  • Governmental or educational entities
  • Organizations of the legal or judicial professions
  • Organizations dedicated to architectural or artistic interests, or the preservation of historic public places.

Permissible public use of the Moyer Judicial Center by the entities and organizations listed above is restricted to meetings and events centered on one or more of the following:

  • The history of the Supreme Court or the judicial branch of Ohio government
  • An awareness and understanding of the role of the bar and the judiciary and the significance of the principle of the rule of law in constitutional democracy
  • The study of law and the scholarly comparison of legal systems
  • The promotion and understanding of the importance of art and architecture and the preservation of historic public places, or the artistic, architectural and historic features of the Moyer Judicial Center.

For more information about scheduling a meeting or event at the Moyer Judicial Center, please contact Meetings and Events Coordinator Vikkie Wilson at 614.387.9295 or meetings@sc.ohio.gov.

Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center Public Use Permit Application