375 South High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Appellate Unit personnel are responsible for the handling of appeals arising
from the Prosecutor Division of the Columbus City Attorney’s Office. They also
serve as legal advisors to the Trial Unit staff. Additionally, the Appellate
Unit houses as many as ten law clerks that are responsible for the arraignment
of most traffic offenders.
If you have a question regarding a case on appeal or if you are a law enforcement agency seeking an informal opinion of law,
please contact ontact Melanie R. Tobias.
If you have a question regarding an upcoming traffic arraignment, please contact one of the Unit’s law clerks.
The clerks cannot advise you regarding the Rules of Evidence, Rules of TrafficcProcedure, or how to defend your case,
but they can answer procedural questions and may be able to assist you. For more information on traffic arraignment, see our