Duffy Jamieson began working at the Ohio Attorney General’s Office in 1989. For most of his legal career, Duffy worked in the Civil Rights Section where he litigated complex and high-profile cases, including a case he argued before the Ohio Supreme Court. He was promoted to Assistant Chief in 2005. In addition to his management and casework, Duffy lectured and taught for National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute (NAGTRI) and ran Ohio’s Trial Advocacy and Deposition Skills programs. In 2012, NAGTRI recognized Duffy as Faculty of the Year.
After retiring from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, Duffy worked for the Ohio Civil Rights Commission. As the Director of the Dayton Regional Office and Cincinnati Satellite Office, he was responsible for managing all the employment and housing discrimination investigations in southwest Ohio. His passion for civil rights led him to the Hawaii Civil Rights Commission where he expanded his investigations into other areas of discrimination, like cases involving medical marijuana and criminal records.
Duffy is currently the Director for Equal Opportunity at the Vermont National Guard, managing the training and compliance programs for both military and civilian personnel. Over the years, Duffy has been recognized by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, the National Association of Attorney’s General, and the Ohio Department of Public Safety for his leadership and service. He especially enjoyed the few years he coached the Labor and Employment Moot Court Team for Capital Law School in Columbus, Ohio.
Duffy earned his undergraduate education at the Ohio State University. He studied Criminology and English, and won the Dean Mount Leadership Award. Duffy graduated cum laude from Toledo Law School.