Sharon D. Tassie

About AG > Service Divisions > Civil Rights > Who We Are > Sharon D. Tassie

Sharon D. Tassie

Assistant Section Chief
Civil Rights Section


Sharon has been with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office for over 30 years. She is currently the Assistant Chief of the Civil Rights Section. She has represented the Ohio Civil Rights Commission (OCRC) since 1991.

During her time representing the OCRC, she has prosecuted cases of discrimination in employment, housing, credit, higher education and public accommodations. These cases have been litigated in administrative, state and federal forums. In addition to her day-to-day caseload, Sharon is a frequent presenter in various aspects of discrimination law, was a volunteer coach to a law school mock trial team and volunteers as a mentor to law students interested in government service or civil rights litigation.

Sharon has a B.A. with distinction, in Political Science from Ohio Northern University and a J.D. cum laude, from the University of Toledo College of Law. Sharon is admitted to practice in the State of Ohio and in the United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio. She is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Ohio Women’s Bar Association, the Columbus Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.