Joe Mulligan

for Middletown Mayor


JOE MULLIGAN'S commitment


Public Safety & roads

Funding public safety and roads will invite more families to live and work in a safer community.



Increasing homeownership and limiting subsidized housing will have a positive impact.



Thoughtful development in targeted areas will attract businesses that will invest in our community and provide jobs.



Education & Employment

University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio Juris Doctor

magna cum laude, 2011; Class Rank: Top 3% (5/161)

Singer & McCausland Co., LPA, Middletown, Ohio, 2015-present

Attorney representing individuals, families, and businesses in estate planning, probate administration, elder law, real estate, employment law matters, and civil litigation

Kaup Mulligan Law Group LLC, Middletown, Ohio, 2019-present
Attorney & Managing Member Representing medical care providers and other creditors in collection actions, as well as property management companies in real estate matters.

Prior to law school, Joe excelled in Media Sales & Sales Management at television
and cable operations in Columbus, Pittsburgh, and Dayton. During those 11 years, Joe had a track record of consistently increasing sales revenue and over-achieving market share; negotiated for multi-million-dollar budgets, and managed millions of dollars worth of inventory; supervised teams of up to ten people; oversaw sales efforts from more than 12 regional sales offices throughout the United States.

Public Service Experience

City of Middletown Council Member, 2012-2015; 2018-2021; Vice Mayor 2014-2015; 2020-2021

  • Contained and reduced expenditures to end multiple years of deficit spending; increased general fund reserve balance
  • Economic development efforts have attracted $1 billion in new investment since 2011
  • Closed City's public housing authority and transferred vouchers to Butler and Warren Counties' housing authorities; reduced use of Section 8 vouchers in City to restore balance to the local economy
  • In partnership with Butler County Land Bank, demolished over 300 blighted homes in a two-year period to stabilize neighborhoods and prevent criminal activity
  • Increased collaboration with county and other local governments to increase efficiencies and reduce costs
  • Increased staffing for Fire and Police, including community oriented policing
  • Championed efforts to address road repaving; with support of taxpayers, plans for $51 million invested, covering 200 lane miles and one-third of the City's streets
  • Reinvesting in City’s park system to revitalize neighborhoods and to provide safe, attractive areas for residents of all ages to enjoy outdoor activities and recreation
  • Initiated funding plan to build new fire stations, which will better serve our first responders and protect our citizens

Community Service & Leadership

  • Hospice Care of Middletown Board of Trustees (2014-present)
  • Middletown Rotary Club (2018-present)
  • Middletown City Council Liaison to Butler County Community Action Agency: Supports to Encourage Low-Income Families (SELF) (2012-2015)
  • Middletown YMCAs Advisory Board (2012-present)
  • Middletown Performing Arts Academy Board of Trustees (2017-2023)
  • City of Middletown Convention & Visitors Bureau Board (2010-2011 and 2017-2018)
  • City of Middletown Charter Review Committee (2009)
  • Middletown Area Neediest Youth Board Member (2012-present)
  • Mary Mauer Volunteer of the Year Award Recipient from Middletown Community Foundation (2022)
  • Middletown Area YMCA Volunteer of the Year (2023)

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