Springfield judge named to State Bar Board of Governors

The Record-Herald

Judge Denise L. Moody, of the Clark County Municipal Court in Springfield, has been elected to serve a three-year term as the District 6 representative on the Board of Governors of the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA).

Judge Moody was elected to her new post by area lawyers at an OSBA district meeting several months ago. District 6 includes 467 practicing members who live or work in Champaign, Clark, Fayette, Greene, Logan, Madison and Union counties. The 24-member Board of Governors meets every other month to manage the OSBA’s business affairs, set policy, review pending legislation and conduct other business on behalf of the 22,000 Ohio lawyers who are OSBA members.

Judge Moody earned her undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University, and her law degree from the University of Toledo College of Law.

In her community, she serves on the Supreme Court Board of Commissioners of Character & Fitness, is a trustee of the Clark County Law Library Board, and is a past vice president of the Clark County Bar Association. She also serves as a high school mock trial team coach, and volunteers as a school-based mentor through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Springfield.

The Ohio State Bar Association, founded in 1880, is a voluntary association representing approximately 22,000 members of the bench and bar of Ohio as well as nearly 4,000 legal assistants and law students. Through its activities and the activities of its related organizations, the OSBA serves both its members and the public by promoting the highest standards in the practice of law and the administration of justice.

This article was submitted by the Ohio State Bar Association.

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