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Michael L. Walton

Michael A. Walton
Associate Assistant Attorney General –Constitutional Offices
 
Contact Info
Office: 614-466-2872
Fax: 614-728-7592
Michael.Walton@OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov
 
Michael joined the Attorney General’s Office in 2019. He represents a variety of clients including the Attorney General, Board of Deposits, Court of Claims, General Assembly, Governor, Ohio Legislative Services Commission, Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission, and the State of Ohio.  Michael is also a member of the Public Records Unit.
 
Prior to joining the Attorney General’s Office, Michael served as the Staff Attorney for the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas – Domestic Relations Division.  In this role, Michael worked primarily in the objection process under Civil Rule 53 in which a party could object to a magistrate’s written decision.  Moreover, he conducted numerous mediations concerning various issues in domestic relations law.  Finally, Michael served as the Court’s public records liaison.
 
Prior to relocating to central Ohio, Michael served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge Richard M. Rogers (ret.) of the Third District Court of Appeals of Ohio located in Lima, Ohio.  In this role, Michael drafted appellate opinions in all matters related to both criminal and civil law. 
 
BAR ADMISSIONS
State of Ohio (2014)
 
PUBLICATIONS
Like Taking Candy From a Baby: The Effects of Removing Juvenile Sentencing Authority from the Legislature, 45 U. Tol. L. Rev. 675
 
AWARDS & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Cooper & Kowalski Award for Writing (2012)
 
EDUCATION
The University of Toledo College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude – 2014
            Order of the Coif
            Articles Editor – Law Review Board 45
The College of Wooster, B.A. - 2011