COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) has announced that Geauga County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Mary Brigid “Bridey” Matheney was today sworn in as state representative of the 98th House District seat.

“I am truly honored to serve in the Ohio House and look forward to giving the 98th District a voice,” said Representative Matheney.

“Representative Matheney is a welcome addition to the House Republican Caucus and I look forward to serving with her during this interim period,” said Speaker Batchelder. “Her passion for public service and strong sense of community will serve her well during her time in Columbus.”

Rep. Matheney is a 1996 graduate of the University of Dayton and a 1999 cum laude graduate of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, where she served for one year as the executive editor of the Cleveland State Law Review. Since 2006, she has served as the Geauga County assistant prosecuting Attorney and prior to that role, served for over three years as a law clerk for Judge Michael J. Corrigan of the Eighth District Court of Appeals. Rep. Matheney also has an extensive legal background as an associate attorney for various law firms in Cleveland.

Rep. Matheney resides in Bainbridge with her husband Matt and two young boys. She will serve through a date to be determined in March.


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