Lisa Sadler

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Lisa Sadler
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Court Information:
Ohio Tenth District Court of Appeals
Title:   Judge
Salary:  $132,000
Active:   2003-2021
Past position:   Judge, Franklin County Court of Common Pleas
Past term:   1996-2003
Personal History
Hometown:   Ohio
Party:   Republican
Undergraduate:   Ohio State University, 1980
Law School:   Capital University Law School, 1984
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Tenth District Court of Appeals
Position:  Term commencing 7/1/2015
State:  Ohio
Election information 2014:
Party:   Republican
Incumbent:  Yes
Primary date:  5/6/2014
Primary vote:  100%ApprovedA
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  ApprovedA

Lisa L. Sadler is a judge on the Tenth District Court of Appeals in Ohio. She was elected to the court on November 5, 2002, and took office on July 1, 2003.[1] Sadler was re-elected to the Tenth District Court of Appeals in 2014, winning a new term that expires on June 30, 2021.[2][3]



See also: Ohio judicial elections, 2014
Sadler ran for re-election to the Tenth District Court of Appeals.
General: She was unopposed in the general election on November 4, 2014.[2]


Sadler was re-elected to the Tenth District Court of Appeals in November of 2008 to a six-year term, effective until June 30, 2015.[4]


Sadler received her B.S. degree in social welfare from Ohio State University in 1980 and a J.D. degree from Capital University Law School in 1984.[5][6]


Sadler began her legal career in July 1984 as an assistant Columbus City attorney. She worked in the Civil Division, Litigation Section and the Prosecutor's Division of this office. In January 1991, she began working as deputy chief legal counsel to Governor George Voinovich. She held this position until May 1992, when she became a judge for the Franklin County Municipal Court. Sadler moved to the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas in March 1996, where she served until taking office on the Tenth District Court of Appeals in 2003.[5]

Columbus Bar Association Judicial Performance Poll

In even numbered years, attorneys in Franklin County evaluate the performance of sitting judges in four categories and overall. Below are Judge Sadler's ratings from 2012:

  • Objectivity: 3.9
  • Judicial temperament: 4.2
  • Legal knowledge: 3.9
  • Quality of opinions: 3.9
  • Overall: 3.9 - Average overall score of judges in 2012 was 3.9.[7]

Awards and associations

  • Member, Maryhaven Board of Directors
  • Member, Women Lawyers of Franklin County
  • Member, Commission on Rules of Practice & Procedure
  • Member, State Bar Association
  • Member, Columbus Bar Association
  • Member, The Ohio State University Alumni Association [5]

See also

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