Judge Cynthia L. Ebner is a life-long resident of Franklin County and has more than 20 years experience in private practice. Her legal experience spans the fields of criminal defense, traffic, contracts, probate, and real estate law. She was elected to the bench in 2015 and began her term in 2016. Judge Ebner’s other interests lie in real estate development and management as well as being active in local, national, and international community leadership.
Judge Ebner is a graduate of Eastmoor High School, where she graduated second in her class of more than 300. She attended The Ohio State University where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in finance and real estate and then attended Capital University Law School and Notre Dame Law School in London, England.
In 1993, she founded Ebner Law Offices. She also obtained her real estate Broker’s license and started Ebner Realty Group, Ltd. Additionally, she has her Life/Health and Property/Casualty Insurance license.
Judge Ebner has been very active in the community. She is a founding member of the United Way’s Women’s Leadership Council and has served on the executive board for the Central Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and is a member of the Columbus Bar Association. Additionally, she is founder of the Children of Holocaust Survivors – both OSU and Columbus chapters, the National Young Leadership Cabinet of the Columbus Jewish Federation, both the Anti-Defamation League and Columbus Jewish Foundation’s Legal, and Tax Advisory Board, to name a few. She was also involved in the production of the Emmy award winning docu- drama “A Survivors Journey” a story of the survival of her father, Murray Ebner, during the Holocaust.
In her spare time, Judge Ebner enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, playing tennis, and skiing.