"Protecting your families
is my number one priority,
and our county is safer
because of the efforts
of my office…"

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Melissa Schiffel

Our Delaware County Prosecutor

Prosecutor Melissa Schiffel is proud to serve the citizens of Delaware County as your County Prosecutor since 2019. Melissa has dedicated her career to serving and protecting the public and upholding the rule of law. As a career prosecutor with more than 15 years of experience, she has prosecuted nearly every type of criminal offense from minor misdemeanors to Aggravated Murder. Under Melissa’s leadership as the Delaware County Prosecutor, the office has prosecuted thousands of criminals holding each accountable under the law.

Melissa Schiffel is a graduate of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, and she earned her law degree from Ohio Northern University College of Law.
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Strong Family & Dedicated to Service

Melissa Schiffel is passionate both inside and outside of the courtroom…

Prosecutor Melissa Schiffel resides in Delaware County with her husband Nate and their daughter. Service to others is a foundational value to the Schiffel family, and it is not uncommon for them to serve others — through their local church Rock City and volunteering at community, school, or sporting events.

Melissa looks forward to serving the citizens of Delaware County for a very long time, and she and her husband Nate feel fortunate to raise their daughter in a community they love!

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"Delaware County is one of the most popular and safest counties in Ohio to live and to work. Citizens expect a level of service — and safety. And I am proud to deliver. Our county is safer under my watch… I’m not afraid to put the bad guys in prison."