Assistant Public Defender

Office of the Ohio Public Defender

You will represent indigent death-sentenced clients in all stages of post-trial litigation and executive clemency. Post-trial litigation may include direct appeal, post-conviction, and federal habeas corpus litigation. You will join the Death Penalty Department, which emphasizes a client-centered, team approach to representation; you will most often be working with a team of attorneys, mitigation specialists, fact investigators, and core administrative staff.


Contact Person: Lindsay Schmidt

Contact Phone: 614-324-7618

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