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Judge Lisa L. Sadler

Judge Lisa L. Sadler

Administrative Judge

Judicial Experience

  • Judge, Tenth District Court of Appeals July 2003- Present
  • Judge, Franklin County Court of Common Pleas Mar. 1996 - July 2003
  • Judge, Franklin County Municipal Court May 1992 - Mar. 1996

Memberships, Honors and Achievements


  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio Juris Doctor, May 1984
  • The Ohio State University (1977-1980), Columbus, Ohio Bachelor of Science and Social Welfare, 1980 Graduate Cum Laude
  • Miami University (1976-1977), Oxford, Ohio

Previous Non-Judicial Work Experience

  • Deputy Chief Legal Counsel to Gov. George V. Voinovich
  • Jan. 1991 - May 1992 Office of the Governor, State of Ohio
  • Assistant City Attorney, Columbus City Attorney’s Office July 1984 - Jan. 1991
  • Civil Division, Litigation Section and Prosecutor’s Division

Bar Memberships

  • Admitted to Ohio Bar, November 1984
  • Admitted to United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio, January 1985
  • Admitted to United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, September, 1986
  • Admitted to Florida Bar, April 1987
  • Admitted to The Supreme Court of the United States of America, 1992

Staff Members


  • Lewis F. Pettigrew
  • Erin G. Porta

Judicial Secretary

  • Susan Shewalter