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Jeanna Jacobus

Assistant Section Chief
Court of Claims Defense Section

Office: 614-466-7447

Jeanna currently serves as the Assistant Section Chief in the Court of Claims Defense section. Her litigation specialties include medical malpractice, negligence, and wrongful death. She is regular trainer in topics of e-discovery, litigation holds, trial practice, depositions, and experts.

Jeanna previously served in the major litigation section where she represented the numerous state agencies, departments, boards, commissions, and state office holders that were subpoenaed by drug manufacturers and distributors in the lawsuits that the State of Ohio filed against those companies for causing the opioid crisis.

Jeanna is the Attorney General’s designee to serve on the Board of the Ohio Center for Law Related Education (OCLRE) and was recently recognized by the Ohio State Bar Foundation as the 2017 District 7 Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 & Under.


  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., Magna Cum Laude, the Order of the Coif
  • University of Toledo, B.S., M.A.