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Maryellen O’Shaughnessy was first elected Clerk of Courts in 2008 and re-elected, unopposed, for her second term in 2012. Her political career in central Ohio also includes 11 years on Columbus City Council. Clerk O’Shaughnessy learned the value and importance of serving in local government throughout her political career and from a family of dedicated public servants.

Clerk O’Shaughnessy serves on several community and charitable organizations as a volunteer, member, or board member. Those organizations include Ohio Clerk of Courts Association, Ohio Funeral Directors Association, MORPC’s Water Quality Working Group, the Shamrock Club of Columbus, and the Scandinavian Club of Columbus.

A graduate of Bishop Watterson High School and The Ohio State University, the Clerk is active in her local parish and a past recipient of the Diocesan Service Award.

To stay updated on Clerk O’Shaughnessy’s community involvement or to request a speaking engagement, contact the Clerk of Court’s Director of Communications 614.525.3600 or connect to the Clerk’s Facebook page .