Kristy Wilkin

Office: For Judge of the Fourth District Court of Appeals
Unexpired Term Ending 2/8/2023


Age: 39

Residence: Hillsboro

Email: kristy@wilkinforjudge.com

Website: wilkinforjudge.com

Social Media: Wilkin for Judge (facebook)

Occupation: Judge for the Fourth District Court of Appeals

Education: Ohio Northern University

Work Experience: General Practitioner for 14 years (partner at Peelle Law Offices Co., LPA)

Family: Married with 2 children

Affiliations: Member of the Jo Ann Davidson Leadership Institute (class of 2019-2020), Trustee for Southern State Community College (2017 to August 3, 2020), Member of Highland County Chamber of Commerce (2015 to August 3, 2020), Member of Hillsboro Junior Women’s Club, Member of Highland County Farm Bureau, Member of NRA, Member of Highland County and Clinton County Bar Associations, Member of Highland County Altrusa (2007 to 2013), Member of the Highland County Republican Central Committee (2018 to August 3, 2020), and Member of the Highland County Republican Executive Committee (2018 to August 3, 2020)

Endorsements: Congressman Brad Wenstrup, Congressman Bill Johnson, Congressman Steve Stivers, Senator Bob Peterson, Senator Frank Hoagland, Representative Jason Stephens, Representative Brian Baldridge, Representative Gary Scherer, Representative Jay Edwards, Representative Don Jones, Sheriff Donnie Barrera, Sheriff George Lavender, Sheriff Matthew Champlin, Scioto County Republican Central Committee, Scioto County Young Republicans, Highland County Central Committee

Bar Association Ratings: 

(1) List your judicial experience (courts and years)
Judge on the Fourth District Court of Appeals August 3, 2020, to present.

(2) What about your non-judicial legal experience qualifies you to be a judge?
General Practitioner for 14 years at Peelle Law Offices, Co., LPA, wherein I became partner in 2014.

(3) Why are you running for this particular court seat?
My goal is to maintain a conservative voice on the Fourth District Court of Appeals. My job is not to legislate from the bench. I believe in our constitution and will apply the law as written.