Jennifer A. Flint

Senior Attorney

Biography

Jennifer Flint is a member of Bricker & Eckler's Education group and participates in the firm's appellate practice group. In 2009, she became certified as an Appellate Law Specialist by the Ohio State Bar Association.

  • Represents boards of education and county boards of developmental disabilities in general litigation matters, employment-related matters, including labor grievances and arbitration and employee disciplinary, contract non-renewal, and employee termination proceedings.
  • Advises boards of education on matters relating to Ohio High School Athletic Association matters, including OHSAA compliance.
  • Represents boards of education and other political subdivisions in eminent domain proceedings and advises local governments on other land-use issues, including school territory transfers and municipal annexation.
  • Represents various clients in R.C. 2505/2506 and 119 administrative appeals, original actions (mandamus), and election law matters.
  • Prepares school board policies and administrative guidelines.
  • Advises school districts on matters relating to school enrollment and attendance, custody, and tuition.
  • Advises school districts on public records and student records laws.
  • Drafts vendor contracts and RFPs/RFQs for boards of education and other political subdivisions.
  • Former Judicial Law Clerk at the 10th District Court of Appeals, drafted appellate opinions regarding civil, administrative, domestic relations and criminal law.
  • Former Assistant Director of Common Cause/Ohio, drafted memoranda and supporting documents for Ohio campaign finance reform legislation; advised governing board of legal issues relating to pending legislation; and prepared testimony before legislative committees.
Professional & Community Activities
  • Pro Bono guardian ad litem, CBA / Moritz College of Law Justice for Children Project
  • Trustee, Worthington Educational Foundation
  • Pro Bono Clinic for YWCA Family Center
  • Member, Evening Street Elementary School PTA
  • Member, Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys
  • Member, National School Boards Association
  • Member, Sponsorship Committee of the YWCA's 10th Anniversary Woman to Woman
Bar Admissions & Activities
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist – Appellate Law
  • Member, Ohio State and Columbus Bar Associations; Member, CBA Common Pleas, governmental agencies, admissions and employment law committees
  • Fellow, Ohio State Bar Foundation
  • Admitted, Ohio Supreme Court, United States District Court, Southern and Northern District of Ohio
Awards & Recognition
  • Listed Ohio Super Lawyers (Schools & Education, Appellate), 2015
  • Listed, Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition, 2005
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (education law), 2010-2015
Education
  • Capital University Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1992); Order of the Curia
  • The Ohio State University (B.A., 1988)
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