January 11, 2008
Ohio Public Defender Commission has announced the appointment of TIMOTHY YOUNG as State Public Defender to succeed David H. Bodiker, who retires this year after leading in that post since 1994. Samuel H. Porter, chairman of the Commission, said
JOHN M. ALTON and CRAIG D. BARCLAY have formed the law firm of Alton & Barclay. Primary areas of concentration are serious injury and wrongful death due to professional negligence and other torts, business and commercial litigation, and mediation.
Schottenstein Zox & Dunn announces that four attorneys have been named partner of the firm: TYSON A. CRIST (business restructuring and reorganization), JAY E. KRASOVEC (intellectual property and commercial litigation), STEPHEN J. SMITH (public law) and ERIC M. STOLLER (corporate finance and trust, and creditors’ rights).
MATTHEW WARTKO has joined Hahn Loeser + Parks as an associate litigator.
Three Dinsmore & Shohl Columbus attorneys—WAYNE A. JENKINS, RICK A. LAVINSKY, and MICHAEL L. SQUILLACE—have been named as Ohio Super Lawyers by Law & Politics Media
Attorneys from Porter Wright Morris & Arthur recently selected through the independent research of Law & Politics publishers and named 2008 Ohio Super Lawyers include: ROBERT L. BRUBAKER, CRAIG R. CARLSON, ROBERT H. COHEN, S. RONALD COOK JR., JAMES D. CURPHEY, R. LELAND EVANS, JOHN C. HARTRANFT SR., DONALD W. JORDAN, WILLIAM J. KELLY JR.., LORI-LOU KIMM, JAMES A. KING, CURTIS A. LOVELAND, ALVIN J. McKENNA, J. JEFFREY McNEALEY, TERRANCE M. MILLER, ADELE E. O’CONNER, JAMES S. OLIPANT, JACK R. PIGMAN, JOHN B. ROHYANS, CHRISTOPHER C. RUSSELL, JOSEPH W. RYAN JR., EDWARD M. SEGELKEN, H. GRANT STEPHENSON, KATHLEEN M. TRAFFORD, ROBERT W. TRAFFORD, DAVID A. TUMEN, CHARLES C. WARNER. Attorneys designated Ohio Super Lawyers are chosen based on surveys of more than 33,000 lawyers across Ohio, practicing in more than 60 areas of the law.
Twenty-two partners in the firm of Schottenstein Zox & Dunn have been named 2008 Ohio Super Lawyers: RANDALL S. ARNDT, Real Estate; JAMES E. DAVIDSON, Employment & Labor; CATHERINE T. DUNLAY, Health Care; M. COLETTE GIBBONS, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; JOHN P. GILLIGAN, Business Litigation; HERBERT R. GODBY, Real Estate; LISA GE SHANG HAN, Health Care; E. JAMES HOPPLE, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; KEVIN R. MCDERMOTT, Business Litigation; JOHN C. MCDONALD, Business Litigation; PETER A. PAVARINI, Health Care; SUSAN PORTER, Employment & Labor; VICTORIA E. POWERS; Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; JOSEPH M. REIDY, Environmental Law; ROGER L. SABO, Construction Litigation; STEPHEN P. SAMUELS, Environmental Law; DANIEL R. SWETNAM, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; MICHAEL D. TARULLO, Construction Litigation; JOHN TERAKEDIS, JR., Estate Planning & Probate; FELIX C. WADE, Employment & Labor; ROBERT D. WEISMAN, Employment & Labor; BENJAMIN L. ZOX, Business/Corporate.
GRETCHEN KOEHLER MOTE, with the Ohio Bar Liability Insurance Company in Columbus, was elected Vice President of the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys at its annual meeting, December 7 in Columbus. OACTA is a state-wide organization of attorneys who routinely represent the interests of parties sued in civil lawsuits.
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