|Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 18th district
November 9, 2011
|Preceded by||Tim Grendell|
|Residence||Munson Township, Geauga County, Ohio|
|Alma mater||Washington and Lee University School of Law, Union College|
John J. Eklund is a Republican member of the Ohio Senate for the 18th district. He was appointed in November 2011 to replace Tim Grendell, who was appointed as a judge in Geauga County. The selection committee considered thirteen candidates for the appointment. He is the Chairman of the Senate Criminal Justice Committee.
Eklund joined law firm Calfee, Halter & Griswold in 1980, and became a partner in 1988. He specialises in antitrust law. Eklund has a law degree from Washington and Lee University School of Law and a bachelors degree from Union College. He is married with two children.
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