David Young
Municipal Judge


Judge David Young was elected to serve the citizens of Franklin County as a Judge in the Franklin County Municipal Court in 2011. Judge David Young serves as the Chairperson of the Specialized Docket Committee, which oversees the five specialized dockets: Drug Court, Opiate Court, Mental Health Court, Veterans Court and C.A.T.C.H (prostitution court). The Franklin County Municipal Court is the largest Court in the State of Ohio in terms of size and cases heard.


Judge David Young is admitted to practice before the U. S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Southern District Court of Ohio, California (inactive), Florida (inactive) and Washington D.C. He was a Public Arbitrator of FINRA Dispute Resolution and selected by peers in “Business First: The Greater Columbus Business Authority, November 2010, Top Lawyers, 2011” and for inclusion in 2011, 2012 edition The Best Lawyers in America®. Judge David Young has worked as a corporate associate at three premiere law firms, where he maintained a general corporate and transactional practice including venture capital finance, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and motion picture finance.



Judge David Young is married to his wife, Anna, for over 20 years and is the father of two children and resides in Dublin, Ohio. He loves to travel domestically and internationally (having run with the bulls in Pamplona, danced with the Mud Men in New Guinea, scuba dived on the Great Barrier Reef) and enjoys spending time watching his children’s sporting events, golfing, running, swimming and rooting for The Ohio State Buckeyes.

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