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John Rockenbach

Si Karas Fellow
Office of the Solicitor General
 
Contact:
Office: 614-466-8980
John.Rockenback@OhioAGO.Gov

John serves in the Office of the Solicitor General as the 2021–2022 Si Karas Fellow.  In that role, he works with the Solicitor General and the Deputy Solicitors General on the State’s major appellate cases.  He also represents the State of Ohio in the Ohio Supreme Court and in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  During his year in the office, he hopes to hone his brief-writing skills.

Before joining the office, John clerked for Chief Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and for Judge David R. Stras of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

John grew up in Logandale, Nevada.

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • State of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
 EDUCATION
  • University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2019
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, summa cum laude, 2016