State Representative Diane Grendell is currently serving her fifth term in the Ohio House of Representatives. She represents the 76th Ohio House District, which includes most of Geauga and northern Portage counties.
Representative Grendell previously served as a state representative in the Ohio House of Representatives from 1992-2000. Following this service, she was elected as Judge of the Ohio Eleventh District Court of Appeals where she served for eighteen years and had 203 cases published by the Ohio Supreme Court. Representative Grendell was appointed by the Chief Justice to rule on Ohio Supreme Court cases nine times.
Representative Grendell received her Juris Doctor Degree from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and was a JAG Officer in the Ohio Military Reserve. She is a former Registered Nurse and attorney with a business and psychology degree.
Grendell and her husband, Geauga County Probate and Juvenile Judge, Timothy Grendell live in Geauga County. They have two children and three grandchildren.