Charlyn Bohland, Esq

Ohio Public Defender's Office

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Ohio Public Defender's Office
250 E Broad St Ste 1400
Columbus, OH 43215-3775
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Charlyn Bohland is a Supervising Attorney in the Juvenile Department of the Office of the Ohio Public Defender. Charlyn represents youth in appeals, post-conviction actions, and release proceedings. Charlyn is especially interested in juvenile competency, children in adult court, juvenile life without parole sentences, and sealing/expungment proceedings. At the OPD, Charlyn supervises the department's appellate section, and is a member of the kids in adult prison and racial justice working groups. Charlyn is also a member of the Juvenile Law Center's National Working Group on Juvenile Records and the OSBA juvenile law committee. Charlyn earned an Honors B.A. in Political Science from The University of Akron; and a J.D. from Capital University Law School, receiving the Dean's Public Service Award and Pro Bono Legal Honors. During law school, Charlyn was a member of the National Moot Court Team and Executive Research Editor of the Law Review. She is the author of No Longer a Child: Juvenile Incarceration in America, published in Capital's Law Review.


Capital University Law School
Columbus, Ohio, United States
J.D., 2011