Candidate Profiles

Andrea Peeples

Candidate for:
Franklin County Municipal Court

Undergraduate Education:
B.A., Miami University Oxford, Ohio

Legal Education:
Juris Doctor, The Ohio State University College of Law

Legal Experience:
Franklin County Public Defender’s Office, Legal Intern

Columbus City Prosecutor’s Office: Legal Intern, General Division Prosecutor, Domestic Violence Unit Prosecutor

Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office: Juvenile Division, Grand Jury Division, Trial Staff

Columbus City Attorney’s Office: Litigation, Liquor Licensing, Code Enforcement

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 experience in criminal and civil litigation, I have appeared in court as defense and prosecution. I have continued to learn while in this position as a municipal court judge despite having almost 18 years of experience. I will continue to learn for the rest of the time I am given on the bench. Despite being a member of the community, I have not created ties with any one group that would cause any party appearing in front of me to have any concerns about bias. I have the experience to know what this job actually entails on a daily basis and I am ready, willing and able to do those task.

Columbus Bar Association
2023 Judiciary Committee Finding:

4 stars (what does this mean?)

Running Against:

The Columbus Bar Association does not endorse any judicial candidate.