Judge Fischer began his legal career with a clerkship for U.S. District Court Judge William Bertelsman. In 1987 he began working for the law firm of Keating Muething & Klekamp in the trial department and, 4 years later, he became a partner there.
In his free time, Judge Fischer has been a dedicated public servant who has served on numerous local boards [his license plate even reads: “2 Serv U”] including the Hamilton County Mental Health & Recovery Services Board, Visions Community Services Board, the St. Ursula Villa Board, and was a founding member of the Cincinnati Children’s Museum Board. Judge Fischer and his wife Jane live in Pleasant Ridge where he served as President of the Pleasant Ridge Community Council. He is an active member of St. Xavier Catholic Church in downtown Cincinnati, serving as both a Eucharistic Minister and Lector.