Sean O’Donnell was appointed City Law Director by Mayor Mike McCann on January 1, 2018. Sean graduated magna cum laude from Hillsdale College in 2007 and earned his law degree from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. in 2010. Prior to his appointment, Sean worked in private practice in Defiance and chaired the City Planning Commission. Sean is a member of the local Knights of Columbus council and is President of the Defiance Rotary Club.
Sean and his wife, Joy, reside in Defiance with their children, Caroline, Lucy, Peter, and another little one on the way in June.