Jennifer A. Flint

Senior Attorney


Jennifer Flint is a member of Bricker & Eckler's Education Law 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.

Jennifer focuses on the representation of boards of education in general litigation and employment-related matters, including labor grievances and arbitration, and employee disciplinary, contract non-renewal and termination proceedings. She advises boards of education on matters relating to the Ohio High School Athletic Association, including OHSAA compliance. Jennifer prepares school board policies and administrative guidelines, and counsels school districts on matters relating to enrollment and attendance, custody, tuition, public records laws and student records laws.

Jennifer’s practice includes representing boards of education, other political subdivisions and private entities in eminent domain proceedings, and she advises local governments on other land-use issues, including school territory transfers, municipal annexation and zoning appeals. She also has experience working with various clients in R.C. 2505/2506 and 119 administrative appeals, original actions (mandamus) and election law matters.

Jennifer is former Judicial Law Clerk at the 10th District Court of Appeals, where she drafted appellate opinions regarding civil, administrative, domestic relations and criminal law. She also served as the Assistant Director of Common Cause/Ohio, drafting memoranda and supporting documents for Ohio campaign finance reform legislation; advising governing board of legal issues relating to pending legislation; and preparing testimony before legislative committees.

Professional & Community Activities
  • Pro Bono guardian ad litem, CBA/Moritz College of Law Justice for Children Project
  • Chair, Worthington Educational Foundation
  • Participant, Pro Bono Clinic for YWCA Family Center
  • Member, Linworth Alternative Program Parent Board
  • 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
  • Certified Specialist – Appellate Law, Ohio State Bar Association
  • 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, Best Lawyers in America (Education Law) 2010-2016
  • Listed, Ohio Super Lawyers (Schools & Education, Appellate), 2015
  • Listed, Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition, 2005
  • Capital University Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1992); Order of the Curia
  • The Ohio State University (B.A., 1988)
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