Judge Susan Brown

Judicial Experience

  • Judge, Tenth District Court of Appeals, January 1999 to present
  • Judge, Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, Division of Domestic Relations and Juvenile Branch, 1995-1998

Memberships, Honors and Achievements

  • Founder and Chairperson of Franklin County Juvenile Gun Task Force (1996)
  • Appellate Judges Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Operations Board for Buckeye Ranch, Inc., Columbus, Ohio (1999 – 2004)
  • Holding Company Board for Buckeye Ranch (2004 – 2010)
  • Board of Directors for Capital University Law School Alumni Association (2003)
  • Board of Counselors to the Dean Capital Law School (2004 – 2010)
  • Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism (2002 – 2004 and 2006 – 2008)
  • Columbus Bar Association

Education

  • 1983 Juris Doctorate, Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio.
  • 1979 M.A., Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Special Education- Gifted and School Administration.
  • 1974 B.S., Kent State University, Kent, Ohio. Special Education- Gifted and Elementary Education. Minor in Spanish.
  • 1974 University of the Americas, Mexico. Spanish.
  • 1970-1971 Ohio University, Zanesville, Ohio.

Previous Non-Judicial Work Experience

  • 1987-1994 Commissioner, Ohio Court of Claims, Columbus, Ohio.
  • 1985-1994 Private Practice of Law.
  • 1984 Assistant Attorney General, State of Ohio.
  • 1976-1984 Trans World Airlines.
  • 1975-1976 Sixth Grade Teacher, Madison Local School District, Columbus, Ohio.

Staff Members

Attorney

  • Mr. Thomas W. Scholl III
  • Mr. Brad Byers

Judicial Secretary

  • Ms. Nancy Finn