January 13, 2009
BRIAN M. GARVINE has opened an office at 5 E. Long St. and will concentrate on civil litigation, mediation/arbitration and appellate practice.
HOPE M. SHARETT has been hired by Bricker & Eckler as an associate attorney with the firm’s bond, structured and public finance group, focusing on legal counsel to government entities.
D. MICHAEL CRITES, former United States Attorney, has joined Dinsmore & Shohl as a partner in the litigation department. He has more than 22 years’ experience as a federal, state and local prosecutor.
Representing the 10th District Court of Appeals, SUZANNE RICHARDS is reappointed to chair of the Board of Commissioners on Character and Fitness; MARC KESSLER, reappointed to the Commission Certification of Attorneys as Specialists; and Judge William Klatt reappointed vice chair to the Commission on the Rules of Superintendence for Ohio Courts.
From the Franklin County Common Pleas Court: JUDGE GUY L. REECE II will as Administrative Judge for a second term; JUDGE DAVID E. CAIN is the Presiding Judge.
COURTNEY J. MILLER of McNees Wallace & Nuric has been elected a member of the firm, practicing in the intellectual property group. He is a registered patent attorney and assists clients in preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications.
Ten attorneys from Dinsmore & Shohl's have been named to the Ohio Super Lawyers 2009 list by Law & Politics Media: DONALD A. ANTRIM, Health Care; THOMAS J. BONASERA, Estate Planning & Probate; RICHARD A. HERNANDEZ, Workers' Compensation; THOMAS W. HESS, Health Care; WAYNE A. JENKINS, Estate Planning & Probate; RICK A. LAVINSKY, Real Estate; DONALD B. LEACH, JR., Construction Litigation; BRETT L. MILLER, Workers' Compensation; ERIC J. PLINKE, Health Care; MICHAEL L. SQUILLACE, Workers' Compensation.
Wiles Boyle Burkholder & Bringardner attorneys TOM BOYLE, RICHARD BRINGARDNER, BRUCE BURKHOLDER, MIKE CLOSE and MARK SHERIFF have earned the Super Lawyers designation awarded by Law & Politics. Kerry T. Boyle and Brian Zets have been named Rising Stars by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine.
CHRISTOPHER E. HOGAN of Newhouse Prophater Lechter and Moots has been named a 2009 Ohio Super Lawyer in the area of employment litigation defense.
Schottenstein Zox & Dunn has five partners and associates named Ohio Rising Stars 2009 by Law & Politics: LESLEY AVERY, practicing real estate law; STEVEN FORRY, business litigation; KEVIN HILVERT, health care law; KEVIN MURCH, securities litigation; ERIC STOLLER, business/corporate.