Sarah Mussman grew up in Mansfield, Ohio. The third of five daughters of Deborah and Dr. Robert Exten, she graduated from Mansfield Senior High and went on to attend The Ohio State University for both her bachelor's in English and her Juris Doctor.
After earning her law degree, and before founding the Mussman Law office with her husband Jeff, Sarah worked as an attorney in the Franklin County Prosecutor's office. In that capacity, she helped guide crime victims and their families through the steps of filing charges against juvenile offenders. In addition to her work for clients of the Mussman Law Office, Sarah is the Victim Advocate for the Law Director of the City of Mansfield, where she supports victims of domestic violence.
Sarah is a member of the bar of the Supreme Court of Ohio. Sarah is also a member of the Clear Fork Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Bellville Lions.
Jeff Mussman earned his bachelor's degree in Chemistry from the University of Cincinnati and then went on to attend law school at The Ohio State University. After law school, he worked for nearly two years at an international corporate law firm in complex corporate litigation. Next he joined the Franklin County Prosecutor's office as an Assitant Prosecuting Attorney, prosecuting hundreds of cases over nearly four years. In addition to his work for clients of the Mussman Law Office, Jeff is the Village Solicitor for Bellville, Ohio, where he advises the elected officials and employees of the Village on almost all legal matters facing the Village and is responsible for criminal prosecution on behalf of the Village.
In addition to his legal career, Jeff is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and a current Air Force Reserve Officer. In the Marine Corps, Jeff deployed two times as a military policeman to Iraq and helped establish an Iraqi Police academy in one of the most dangerous corners of Iraq. Currently, Jeff is an Air Force Reserve JAG officer.
Jeff is a member of the bar of the Supreme Court of Ohio, is a Patent Attorney licensed to practice in front of the USPTO, and is a member of the bar of the Federal District Courts for the Southern District of Ohio, the Federal District Court for the District of Colorado, the Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals, and the Court of Appeals of the Armed Forces.
Jeff is a lifetime member of the Reserve Officer’s Association, a member of American Legion Post 535, a member of AMVETS Post 43, the First Vice President of the Bellville Lions, the Vice President of the Clear Fork Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Bellville Main Street Revitalization Committee of the RCDG.