Hon. Michelle Sheehan

8th District Court of Appeals

Judge Michelle J. Sheehan has served on the Ohio Eighth District Court of Appeals since January 2, 2019. Prior to being elected to the court of appeals, Judge Sheehan was a shareholder at a large litigation firm. She litigated cases in both state and federal courts for over 25 years. She is one of 25 attorneys throughout the state of Ohio who is a certified appellate specialist by the Ohio State Bar Association. She has represented clients in appellate matters before the Ohio Supreme Court, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and almost every appellate district in the state of Ohio. Judge Sheehan received her bachelor’s degree from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, and her Juris Doctor degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, where she met her husband, the Honorable Brendan J. Sheehan. She is also a member of the Florida Bar.