KALIDA - The Third District Court of Appeals of Ohio will hear oral arguments ion Tuesday, Jan. 14, in an appeal filed by Jeremy Stober, a former Kalida teacher, convicted last year of gross sexual imposition, importuning and sexual battery. The case is one of two cases that will be hear in the Celebrezze Moot Court Room of Ohio Northern University's Pettit College of Law at 10 a.m.

Judges Richard Rogers, Stephen Shaw, Vernon Preston and John Willamowski, sitting in panels of three, will hear oral arguments in two cases pending before the Third District. Rogers, Shaw and Willamowski are alumni of Ohio Northern's College of Law.
The State of Ohio v. Jeremy Stober, originated from Putnam County.
On appeal, Stober is arguing that he was denied due process and a fair trial based on the individual assignments
of errors as well as the cumulative effects of the purported multitude of errors in the case made by the state. Stober, a former Kalida teacher, was convicted following a four-day jury trial and sentenced to 10.5 years incarceration on three counts of gross sexual imposition, one count of sexual imposition, and one count of importuning and sexual battery.
Stober was sentenced March 18, 2013, to 10 1/2 years in prison, the maximum sentence he faced. He was found guilty of charges including one count of sexual battery, three counts of gross sexual imposition, and one count of importuning. he was sentenced on multiple sexually-related counts involving former students following his trial late last month.

At the conclusion of oral arguments, the appellate judges will take questions from the audience.
The Third District's special session at the College of Law is part of an educational outreach program that
gives students, educators and the public the opportunity to enhance their understanding of the appellate process.
The Third District, based in Lima, Ohio, is comprised of 17 counties and travels among them for special court
sessions.
This event is free and open to the public.

Stober was sentenced March 18, 2013, to 10 1/2 years in prison, the maximum sentence he faced. He was found guilty of charges including one count of sexual battery, three counts of gross sexual imposition, and one count of importuning. he was sentenced on multiple sexually-related counts involving former students following his trial late last month.
Stober's charges were brought on by acts that ranged from 1994 to 2012. In addition to the sentencing, Stober was given a sex offender status of a Tier III, meaning that he will be required to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.
Stober, who was an IT teacher at Kalida, girls varsity volleyball coach and boys assistant baseball coach, was arraigned on September 18, 2012 as an investigation began on his crimes. The court case began on Feb. 25 and a jury heard testimony of witnesses from the prosecution and later from the defense. The victims, all former Kalida High School students, consisted of five women who were students at the time of the allegations, including some who were volleyball players during Stober's coaching tenure. After deliberation, the jury found Stober guilty of five charges on Thursday, Feb. 28.
At the conclusion of oral arguments, the appellate judges will take questions from the audience.
The Third District's special session at the College of Law is part of an educational outreach program that
gives students, educators and the public the opportunity to enhance their understanding of the appellate process.
The Third District, based in Lima, Ohio, is comprised of 17 counties and travels among them for special court
sessions.
This event is free and open to the public.