August 1, 2008
Thompson Hine (Columbus) partners recognized in this year's Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business include MICHAEL W. CURRIE and PETER D. WELIN in the firm's Construction practice group; and WILLIAM C. WILKINSON, practicing in Business Litigation.
H. RITCHEY HOLLENBAUGH, a partner at Carlile Patchen & Murphy, has been elected vice president of the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation Board and has been appointed by the Franklin County Commissioners to the Central Ohio Workforce Investment Board of Directors. He is a Past President of the Columbus Bar and the OSBA.
HAHN LOESER + PARKS has opened a new office in Fort Myers, Florida.
Crabbe, Brown & James, LLP is pleased to announce STEVEN E. MILLER has been named Partner with the firm. His areas of practice include commercial transactions, commercial real estate, asset and stock deals, mergers and acquisitions, lender and borrower representation, small business bankruptcy, and general corporate law.
JENNIFER RHOADS, General Counsel for the Ohio Petroleum Marketers & C-Store Association, and Rose Keller, Manager of Legal Services for the Ohio Education Association, were recently graduated from the Columbus Bar Leadership Academy. The Academy is designed to help bar members learn practical, concrete and effective techniques for building relationships and other skills that enhance professional development. Four sessions prepare attendees to turn nebulous concepts like “business development,” “networking” and “community involvement” into attainable short-term goals. In addition, small classes allow time for networking with peers and community leaders. The 2008-2009 sessions will begin in September. Watch the Daily Reporter and Columbus Bar website for more information.
HAROLD PADDOCK CO. LPA is moving (roughly 1/2 mile south) effective August 4. His new address is Oakstone Drive, Suite 1A, Columbus 43231. Contact information will remain the same.