Justice Jennifer Brunner is the 162nd Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court. She was elected November 3, 2020. Justice Brunner was awarded the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award in 2008 for her service as Ohio's first female Secretary of State from 2007 to 2011. She holds experience as a state trial court judge of the Franklin County Common Pleas Court (2000 - 2005), initiating and presiding over its adult felony drug court still in operation today, a state appeals court judge of the Ohio Tenth District Court of Appeals (2014 - 2021), 17 years of private law practice, including managing partner, a member of a variety of state, county, local and nonprofit boards and an expert in rule of law on behalf of the United States government to the countries of Serbia, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan and Benin since 2012. Justice Brunner's current term expires January 1, 2027.