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Paige Kohn

Paige Kohn

Clinical Professor of Legal Research and Writing


  • Law School

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With over a decade of experience as a lawyer, generally focused on civil litigation in the private and public spheres, Professor Kohn brings a broad background to Capital University Law School. She first taught a course at the law school in 2017, which focused on e-discovery for the paralegal program. Prior to her current role, Professor Kohn worked as a staff attorney to Judge Mark A. Serrott at the Franklin County Common Pleas Court. In this position, she drafted decisions, assisted with mediations, and generally oversaw the civil docket. While at the court, she advanced her expertise in the areas of legal writing, contracts, torts, and administrative law. Professor Kohn also worked as a litigation associate at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, where she concentrated on antitrust and e-discovery. Due to her strong interest in social justice, Professor Kohn has pursued several pro bono opportunities. For example, working with the Legal Aid Society, she assisted tenants facing eviction proceedings at the Franklin County Municipal Court. Further, with the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging, she assisted guardians with legal paperwork filed with the Franklin County Probate Court.In addition to her professional legal writing, she has written several articles on legal topics such as litigation, mediation, and e-discovery. Many of these have been published in outlets such as the Columbus Bar Lawyers Quarterly, ABA Litigation Journal, and Columbus CEO.
  • J.D., Capital University Law School
  • B.A., The Ohio State University
  • Legal Writing and Analysis
  • Civil Litigation
  • Mediation
  • E-Discovery