Justice Yvette McGee Brown received the highest rating from The Ohio State Bar Association’s Commission on Judicial Candidates. Justice McGee was appointed by former Governor Ted Strickland to fill the term of Justice Maureen O’ Connor who was elected to the position of Chief Justice. Justice McGee Brown is the only Democrat serving on the Ohio Supreme Court and the first woman, African American to ever serve on Ohio’s highest court.
Justice McGee Brown was rated “highly recommended” by the Ohio State Bar Commission. Her opponent, Judge Sharon Kennedy was rated as “not recommended”. This is the first time a candidate for the Ohio Supreme Court has ever received a “not recommended” rating. To read the entire report, click here.
We have been impressed with Justice McGee Brown’s opinions, judicial temperament, and ability to gain the respect of her colleagues on the bench. Justice McGee Brown deserves another term on the Ohio Supreme Court.