December 21, 2012 / Press Release

Former Porter Wright attorney named to Ohio Supreme Court

Governor Kasich announced the appointment of Tenth District Court of Appeals Judge Judith French to the Ohio Supreme Court. French will complete the remainder of retiring Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton's term.

Judge French has served on the court of appeals in Columbus for the last eight years. A graduate of The Ohio State University, French began her legal career at Porter Wright. She went on to serve as Deputy Director for Legal Affairs at Ohio EPA, then as Chief Legal Counsel to Attorney General Betty Montgomery and Governor Bob Taft.

For media coverage of the appointment, visit the Columbus Dispatch and the Cleveland Plain Dealer.