Shawn K. Judge

Shawn K. Judge

Of Counsel
P: 614.221.2121 | F: 614.365.9516

Assistant Meggan Masucci 614.340.7437
about ShawnX+X+

Focusing on federal civil litigation, class action litigation, and other complex litigation matters, Shawn brings to his practice a deep understanding of how to litigate in federal courts and the state courts of Ohio. As a member of Isaac Wiles’ class action practice, he is devoted to protecting the rights of consumers and achieving tangible results for his clients.

Shawn’s experience in the court system is an asset to the Isaac Wiles team. Prior to joining the firm, Shawn served as a judicial clerk for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the Supreme Court of Ohio, and Ohio’s Ninth District Court of Appeals. His knowledge of the courts has led to Shawn frequently lecturing on federal civil litigation, as well as serving for years as an instructor for the U.S. District Court’s Federal Practice Seminar—a course attorneys are required to take before they are admitted to the bar of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. He is also a member of the Southern District of Ohio’s Local Rules Committee.

Shawn has also served as an adjunct professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law and Capital University Law School. For over a decade, he  has been an editorial consultant to the Ohio Judicial Conference’s Ohio Jury Instructions Committee, which drafts pattern jury instructions for use in the state and federal courts throughout Ohio. Shawn is also a member of Ohio’s Board of Bar Examiners, which is responsible for developing, administering, and grading the Ohio bar examination.

education & admissionsX+


  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., with honors, 1998
  • Wright State University, M.A., 1995
  • The College of Wooster, B.A., with honors, 1993

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Ohio, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2001
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2002
professional & community activitiesX+

professional & community activities


  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Legal Writing Institute
  • American Association for Justice
  • Ohio Mediation Association


  • Mentor, Mentoring and More @ Moritz Program, The Ohio State Univerity Moritz College of Law, 2009-present
  • Lead Volunteer, Peletonia, 2009-2010
  • Practice Round Judge, Capital University Law School National Moot Court Team, 2009, 2010, 2013
  • Judge, ACMA Midwest Regional Moot Court Tournament, The College of Wooster, 2008-2014
  • Judge, The Ohio State Univeristy Moritz College of Law Negotiation Competition, 2011
  • Judge, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Appellate Advocacy Class, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2009, 2010
articles & presentationsX+

articles & presentations


  • CLE Presenter, “Secrets to Winning by Writing: What Judges & Law Clerks Want,” Columbus Bar Association, October 2017
  • Panelist, “Method-of-Execution Challenges,” The Federal Judicial Center National Conference for Pro Se Law Clerks, September 2015
  • Speaker, “Federal Civil Practice,” United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio/Federal Bar Association Federal Practice Seminar, May 2012, November 2012, May 2013, November 2013, May 2014, November 2014, May 2015, June 2016
  • Guest Lecturer, Capital University Law School, Ohio Products Liability Practice Class, June 2011, June 2012
  • Panelist, Columbus Bar Association Federal Courts Committee, November 2004, September 2007, November 2010, January 2014, October 2017
  • Constitution Day Speaker, The College of Wooster, September 2010
  • Speaker, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Legal Writing Class, April 2005, April 2006, April 2007, April 2008, April 2009, April 2010
  • Guest Lecturer, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Pre-Trial Litigation Class, April 2010