New Vision for Darke County


Paid for by the committee to elect Laura Waymire 

Born and raised in Darke County, Laura graduated from Ansonia High School in 2000 and Ball State University in 2004. Prior to law school, Laura worked as a paralegal in Darke County for eight years. Laura graduated from Ohio Northern University College of Law in 2015, where she also served as a member of the Editorial Board of the Law Review. Laura raised her two children in Darke County even while attending law school and currently resides in Greenville with her daughter. Her son is attending Miami University in Oxford. You can often find Laura at one of the local high school sporting events around Darke County.

Laura has been a full-time Assistant Public Defender in Shelby County, Ohio since 2015. In her part-time private law practice, she focuses on Guardian Ad Litem work. In addition to her work as an attorney, Laura has served on the Board of Directors for Recovery and Wellness Centers of Midwest Ohio since May 2016 and was the Board President from May 2018 until April 2023.

· Committed to Darke County

· Dedicated to Justice and Fairness

· Diligent Representation of the Citizens of Darke County

· Genuinely Cares about the Citizens of Darke County

· Expects More from the Justice System

· Active in the Community

· Servant Heart

· Hardworking

· Passion

· Integrity

“My years of experience as an Assistant Public Defender have shown me how the criminal justice system can and should work smoothly. As your Prosecuting Attorney, I will fight for justice as well as fairness for all.”

Laura E. Waymire


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