Candidate Profiles

Sheryl Munson

Candidate for:
Franklin County Common Pleas Court, General Division

Undergraduate Education:
Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, with Honors from The Ohio State University with a double major in English and Criminology

Legal Education:
Graduated with a Juris Doctor Degree from The Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University

Legal Experience:
Twenty-six years as a Franklin County Public Defender, currently in the Common Pleas Unit.

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.")

As a public defender of twenty-six years, I have spent my career ensuring equal and fair treatment under the law for the low-income and marginalized members of our community. I will bring the same commitment to equal, fair, and respectful treatment to all parties appearing in front of me.

Columbus Bar Association
2020 Judiciary Committee Finding:


Columbus Bar Association Judicial Poll Results:
2020 Judicial Preference Poll

Running Against:
Hon. Gina Russo

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