Candidate Profiles

Will Ireland

Candidate for:
Franklin County Common Pleas Court, General Division

Undergraduate Education:
The Ohio State University, Classical Humanities, 1987

Legal Education:
Capital University Law School, Night Division, 2003

Legal Experience:
Solo Practitioner & Sole Proprietor Eighteen Years

Candidate Statement:

(In response to the question, "Please explain why you believe you are qualified for the judicial position for which you are seeking election.")

I have worked in Franklin County Common Pleas Court for twenty-eight (28) years, including ten (10) years as a Probation Officer while working may way through law school at night. I have eighteen (18) years as a Solo Practitioner & the sole proprietor of my law firm. I practice in Franklin County Common Pleas Court every day. I know everyone and I have strong working relationships founded in respect with everyone: security, clerks, bailiffs, janitors, deputies, judges and my fellow practitioners. I am a thirty-year retired U.S. Army Combat Veteran which is emblematic of my dedication to service. I am motivated to serve on the court. I will serve and assist our practitioners, all staff and the public with dignity and respect.

Columbus Bar Association
2022 Judiciary Committee Finding:

3 stars (what does this mean?)

Columbus Bar Association Judicial Poll Results:
2022 Judicial Preference Poll

Running Against:
Bill Sperlazza

The Columbus Bar Association does not endorse any judicial candidate.