Welcome

Welcome to the Consortium of Ohio County Law Libraries!
Established on January 1, 2011 by ORC § 3375.481, the consortium is governed by a board of five trustees.  The consortium has five specific charges:

  1. Negotiate contracts that each county law library resources board may use for purchasing or obtaining access to legal research and reference materials available in any medium,
  2. Catalog existing resources held by county law library resources boards and facilitate the sharing of those resources by the county law library resources boards,
  3. Develop and recommend guidelines for the collection of or access to legal resources that ought to be provided by a county law library resources board,
  4. Provide consultation and assistance to county law library resources boards, and Issue an annual report of its activities to each county law library resources board,
  5. Issue an annual report of its activities to each county law library resources board.

Board and Staff

Jennifer D. Jones, Executive Director
Franklin County Law Library
Judge Charles A. Schneider, Chair
Franklin County Court of Common Pleas
Judicial Conference Appointment (term expires 12/31/24)
Ken Kozlowski, Trustee
Supreme Court Law Library
Supreme Court of Ohio Appointment
John Leutz, Trustee
County Commissioners' Association of Ohio
County Commissioners' Association of Ohio Appointment (term expires 12/31/24)
Lauren Morrison, Trustee
Hamilton County Law Library
Ohio State Bar Association Appointment (term expires 12/31/21)
Shara H. Parkomaki, Trustee
Ashtabula County Law Library
County Commissioners' Association of Ohio Appointment (term expires 12/31/21)

Advisory Council

Ron Vest, Chair
Columbiana County Law Library
Amber Barnhart
Summit County Law Library
Susan M. Boland
University of Cincinnati College of Law
Jeanmarie Byrge
Jefferson County Law Library
Kendel Croston
Stark County Law Library
Laura Novelo
Lucas County Law Library
Honorable James A. Shriver
Clermont County Common Pleas Court