Judith French

Judith French became an Ohio Supreme Court justice in 2013 and visited all 88 Ohio counties in her first two years as justice.  Prior to becoming a member of the Ohio Supreme Court, she spent eight years as a judge on the Tenth District Court of Appeals where she authored more than 800 legal opinions and served as Chief Legal Counsel in the Governor’s office.  French previously served as Deputy Director for the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and as an Assistant Attorney General and Chief Counsel in the Ohio Attorney General’s office where she argued two cases before the United States Supreme Court.  She has received three degrees from The Ohio State University—B.A. in political science, M.A. in history and J.D. with honors.