Ron O’Brien

RON O’BRIEN, Franklin County’s 50th Prosecuting Attorney, is the former Columbus City Attorney, Columbus City Prosecutor and Franklin County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. Ron O’Brien has served in local governmental law service to the City of Columbus, Franklin County and its citizens since law school.

Ohio Crime & Victim Toolkit

The Ohio Crime & Victim Toolkit was Unveiled Today

Working with the Ohio Crime & Victim Justice Center and its founder Cathy Harper Lee The Crime Victims’ Rights Toolkit was unveiled today at the CPD Training Academy- and is posted and available in the Victim Witness Advocate section of this website to supplement our daily work protecting survivors/victims of violent crimes. Find it and other helpful information on the Victims Witness Advocate page.


New Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys Sworn In

Congratulations to new Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys:(Left to Right)
Elizabeth Williams
Deidra Canady
MacKenzie Newberry
Kevin Bertelsen
Andy Iftiu

Prosecutor O'Brien with Amazing Awesome OSU Students

OSU Student Visit

Every fall Prosecutor Ron O’Brien hosts students from The Ohio State University Politics, Society and Law Scholars.  Not only do the approximately 120 students observe Common Pleas court activity, but they also spend time with Prosecutor O’Brien learning about the duties and demands of being a county prosecutor.

COVID Reduced Hours

In response to mandates from local, state and federal authorities concerning the COVID19 pandemic and to keep our employees and the public safe, employees of the Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney’s office are teleworking.
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