Youth Defense Appellate Counsel
Department:Youth Defense Division
Phone Number:(513) 946-8251
Mr. Thompson is a 2011 graduate of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. He was admitted to practice in Ohio in 2012. Mr. Thompson was in the appellate division from 2013-2019, now is in the municipal division after interning with the office in the summer of 2011 and fall/winter of 2012. Prior to law school, Mr. Thompson was a journalist and worked at a newspaper copy editor in Springfield, Missouri. He was also editor-in-chief of The Ohio State University’s student newspaper, The Lantern.
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., 2011. The Ohio State University, B.A. (Journalism), summa cum laude with honors, 2006. The Ohio State University, B.A. (Political Science), summa cum laude with honors, 2006.
Ohio - 2012, United States Supreme Court - 2017
State v. Lowe, 1st Dist. Hamilton No. C-130048, 2013-Ohio-4224. State v. Nash, 1st Dist. Hamilton No. C-120864, 2014-Ohio-129. State v. Sanders, 1st Dist. Hamilton No. C-130193, 2014-Ohio-511. State v. Phillips, 1st Dist. Hamilton No. C-130460, 2014-Ohio-2614. State v. Davenport, 1st Dist. Hamilton No. C-130307, 2014-Ohio-2800. State v. Houston, 1st Dist. Hamilton No. C-130429, 2014-Ohio-3111. State v. Sullivan, 1st Dist. Hamilton No. C-130628, 2014-Ohio-3112. State v. Simmons, 1st Dist. No. C-130126, 2014-Ohio-3695, 19 N.E.3d 517. State v. Vanzandt, 142 Ohio St.3d 223, 2015-Ohio-236, 28 N.E.3d 1267. State v. Flannery, 1st Dist. Hamilton No. C-140426, 2015-Ohio-1360. State v. Frazier, 1st Dist. Hamilton No. C-140369, 2015-Ohio-3116. State v. Hendrix, 1st Dist. Hamilton No. C-150194, 2016-Ohio-2697. State v. Batista, 1st Dist. No. C-150341, 2016-Ohio-2848, 64 N.E.3d 498. State v. Hackney, 1st Dist. Hamilton No. C-150375, 2016-Ohio-4609. State v. Ventura, 1st Dist. No. C-150495, 2016-Ohio-5151, 69 N.E.3d 189. State v. Rahab, 150 Ohio St.3d 152, 2017-Ohio-1401, 80 N.E.3d 431. State v. McCray, 1st Dist. No. C-160272, 2017-Ohio-2996, 91 N.E.3d 288. State v. Thornton, 1st Dist. No. C-160501, 2017-Ohio-4037, 91 N.E.3d 359. State v. Batista, 151 Ohio St.3d 584, 2017-Ohio-8304, 91 N.E.3d 724 (2017), cert. denied, 138 S.Ct. 1607, 200 L.Ed.2d 788. State v. Hamilton, 1st Dist. Hamilton No. C-160247, 2017-Ohio-8140. State v. Buck, 1st Dist. No. C-160320, 2017-Ohio-8242, 100 N.E.3d 118. State v. Beasley, 152 Ohio St.3d 470, 2018-Ohio-16, 97 N.E.3d 474. State v. Pennington, 1st Dist. Hamilton No. C-170199, 2018-Ohio-3640. State v. Thomas, 1st Dist. Hamilton No. C-170400, 2019-Ohio-132.
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