Judge Molly Johnson is a lifelong resident of northeast Ohio. She was elected to Mahoning County Court in 2018 after a very highly contested election. She has since presided ever thousands of civil, criminal and traffic cases. She is the youngest judge to ever be appointed to two Ohio Supreme Court Commissions. Judge Johnson has received multiple proclamations from the United States Congress for her numerous legal and charitable efforts. She has twice been recognized on the floor of the Ohio Senate for her efforts in honoring veterans and first responders. She recently received a proclamation from the Ohio House of Representatives for her charitable efforts for the Boys and Girls Club of Youngstown.
As an attorney, Judge Johnson has argued in the Supreme Court of Ohio numerous times. She has served as an adjunct professor for the University of Akron School of Law. She is an assistant coach of Youngstown State University’s Moot Court program. She serves in a mentor capacity for three local high schools, and the University of Akron School of Law. She also serves on the board of Trustees of the YMCA of Youngstown, where she brings a passion for teaching inner city students to swim. She is a frequent blood donor through the American Red Cross.