Friends of the Lower Olentangy Watershed (FLOW)Education and Outreach: Heather Robinson, Environmental Crimes
Monday, November 11, 2019 at 6 PM – 7 PM
Columbus Metropolitan Library – Whetstone Branch 3909 N High St, Columbus, Ohio 43214
Heather Robinson is the Director of the Environmental Crimes Unit of the Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in Columbus, Ohio. Ms. Robinson specializes in the prosecution of environmental crimes, including air, water, and land pollution, as well as wildlife trafficking. Over the course of her career she has prosecuted nearly the entire spectrum of criminal activity, from drunk driving to aggravated murder. In addition, Ms. Robinson brings civil suits to enjoin nuisances involving narcotics and prostitution.
Ms. Robinson is also a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, specializing in federal environmental and wildlife crimes prosecution.
Ms. Robinson has conducted numerous trainings for attorneys, law enforcement officers and regulatory personnel, and has instructed at the National Advocacy Center, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and the Ohio Police Officer Training Academy. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University and her Juris Doctor degree from The Ohio State University College of Law.