Patrick “Pat” Fischer is an Appellate Judge of the Ohio First District Court of Appeals, first elected in 2010 and reelected in 2012. His legal career began as a clerk for U.S. District Court Judge William Bertelsman after which he went into private practice with a Cincinnati law firm.
Fischer currently serves on the Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission as vice-chair of the commission’s committee on the judicial branch. His previous experience includes serving as president of the Ohio State Bar Association. Judge Fischer received his undergraduate and law degrees from Harvard University.
As a candidate for the Ohio Supreme Court, Judge Fischer is endorsed by the Ohio Alliance for Civil Justice.