September 22, 2006
BUCKINGHAM DOOLITTLE & BURROUGHS is pleased to announce that the following attorneys from the Columbus office have received top ratings in their specialties and are listed in the 2007 edition of Best Lawyers in America: DONALD A. ANTRIM, RICHARD A. HERNANDEZ, THOMAS W. HESS, DONALD B. LEACH, BRETT L. MILLER and THOMAS J. SIGMUND.
BRICKER & ECKLER proudly announces that the following attorneys have been selected for inclusion by their peers in the 2007 edition of Best Lawyers in America: JERRY O. ALLEN, DAVID G. BAKER, CATHERINE M. BALLARD, MARTHA POST BAXTER, JOHN P. BEAVERS, JOHN F. BIRATH, JR., SALLY W. BLOOMFIELD, WILLIAM T. CONRAD II, DAVID K. CONRAD, JOHN W. COOK III, MICHAEL E. FLOWERS, JAMES F. FLYNN, DANE A. GASCHEN, MICHAEL K. GIRE, CRAIG A. HADDOX, STEPHEN INTIHAR, KENNETH C. JOHNSON, GORDON W. JOHNSTON, RICHARD F. KANE, DONALD R. KELLER, STEVEN R. KERBER, GORDON F. LITT, RICHARD S. LOVERING, CHARLES H. MCCREARY III, FRANK L. MERRILL, KAREN M. MOORE, THOMAS J. O’BRIEN, ROBERT C. RAFFERTY, DAVID A. ROGERS, JACK ROSATI, JR., DIANE M. SIGNORACCI, RICHARD C. SIMPSON, DAVID C. SPIALTER, ELISABETH A. SQUEGLIA, MICHAEL F. SULLIVAN, BETSY A. SWIFT, CHARLES H. WATERMAN III, DAVID M. WHITTAKER and FAITH M. WILLIAMS.
CHESTER WILLCOX & SAXBE is pleased to announce that NATHANIEL S. OROSZ has joined the firm as associate in the environmental practice.
THOMPSON HINE proudly announces that the following attorneys from the Columbus office have been recognized as The Best Lawyers in America for 2007: JAMES H. BALTHASER, MICHAEL W. CURRIE, DANIEL EDWARDS, THOMAS E. LODGE, PETER D. WELIN, and WILLIAM C. WILKINSON.
ELIZABETH J. BIRCH and SAMUEL N. LILLARD have joined the Columbus office of MCNEES WALLACE & NURICK. Both Birch and Lillard will focus on labor and employment issues for the firm.
EDWARD W. LEVINE, Managing Partner for WAGENFELD LEVINE has been named to the Board of Directors of Jewish Family Services.
SCHOTTENSTEIN ZOX & DUNN is proud to announce that the following Partners from the firm’s Columbus office have been named Best Lawyers in America 2007 by their colleagues and fellow industry leaders: RANDALL S. ARNDT, RICHARD A. BARNHART, JAMES E. DAVIDSON, KRIS M. DAWLEY, JAY R. DINGLEDY, CATHERINE T. DUNLAY, GERGORY J. DUNN, HARVEY DUNN, LISA GE SHANG HAN, JOHN P. GILLIGAN, HERBERT GODBY, RICHARD HOLZ, E. JAMES HOPPLE, KEVIN R. MCDERMOTT, JOHN C. MCDONALD, ROBERT R. OUELLETTE, PETER A. PAVARINI, SUSAN PORTER, VICTORIA E. POWERS, SUSAN D. RECTOR, ROBERT M. ROBENALT, ROGER L. SABO, STEPHEN P. SAMUELS, STEPHEN J. SMITH SR., ALAN G. STARKOFF, DANIEL R. SWETNAM, MICHAEL D. TARULLO, JOHN TERAKEDIS JR., FELIX C. WADE and BENJAMIN L. ZOX.
The Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) will hold its Region 3 Educational Conference & Exposition on Oct. 6-7 at the Hyatt on Capitol Square. The conference will kick off with a Welcome Reception Thursday evening. The keynote address, “Going from Existing to Excelling: Taking Everyone with You,” will be delivered by Joseph L. Mancusi, Ph.D., Founder of the Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. Educational sessions created specifically for legal administrators, support managers and managing partners will be offered both days.
The League of Women Voters has announced their Candidate Forums for this election season: Oct. 11, Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 1111 East Stewart Avenue; Oct. 12, Prairie Township Senior Center, 4656 West Broad Street; Oct. 17, Temple Beth Shalom, 5089 Johnstown Road; Oct. 18, St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 10700 Liberty Road; Oct. 19, Broad Street Presbyterian Church, 760 East Broad Street; Oct. 24, Congregation Beth Tikvah, 6121 Olentangy River Road; Oct. 25, Temple Israel, 5419 East Broad Street; Oct.26, Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 East Livingston Avenue; and Oct. 27, Jewish Community Center, 1125 College Avenue. All forums are from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
NICOLE M. DONOSVSKY has been elected to the Board of Trustees for the Rosemont Center. The Center is dedicated to helping youths and strengthening families.
On August 30, 2006 EILEEN BRUBECK HILTBRAND of Columbus, Ohio, Attorney Registration No.0069807, was indefinitely suspended from the practice of law in the state of Ohio. See the Supreme Court’s decision in Disciplinary Counsel v. Hiltbrand, 110 Ohio St.3d 214, 2006-Ohio-4250, for additional information.
On August 30, 2006, MELISSA ANNE HOUSER of New Albany, Ohio, Attorney Registration No.0055517 was permanently disbarred from the practice of law in the state of Ohio. See the Supreme Court’s decision in Disciplinary Counsel v. Houser, 110 Ohio St.3d 203, 2006-Ohio-4246, for additional information.