Meet Rena Shak
A career public defender, Rena Shak spends her days zealously advocating on behalf of Central Ohio’s most underserved populations. She has handled cases ranging from traffic offenses to the most serious of felonies, including those that have been referred to specialty dockets such as drug court, CATCH court, veterans court, and mental health court.
Rena believes that every person deserves equal justice under the law and is committed to achieving equity in the courts.
Rena has a lifelong passion for public service, fundraising, and volunteer work- making it her mission to serve the residents of Franklin County in and out of the courtroom.
Rena holds a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Political Science from The Ohio State University, as well as a Juris Doctor degree from Capital University Law School.
In her free time, Rena spends her days with her husband, toddler son, and two rescue dogs.