September 11, 2009
The Vorys Appellate Group presents “Current Developments in Appellate Law on the 200th anniversary of Judicial Review in Ohio” at the Statehouse, September 25, 8:15 a.m. until noon. Chief Justice Moyer will review the Rutherford v. M’Faddon case and impeachment proceedings that confirmed the judiciary as a co-equal branch of the state government
Carpenter Lipps & Leland is pleased to announce that CHRISTOPHER T. KENNEDY has joined the firm as an associate.
ERIC R. McLOUGHLIN and JAMES A. MEANEY have joined the law firm of Zaino & Humphrey. McLoughlin concentrates in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, and small business matters. Meaney practices in franchise and business law, including business litigation, as well as IT related matters.
Three Carlile Patchen & Murphy attorneys have been named Best Lawyers 2010: ROBERT B. BARNETT JR. for estate planning Law; DENNIS J. CONCILLA, securities law; MARIE-JOËLLE C. KHOUZAM for labor & employment law.
TERESA SCHARF has been named chair of the PACO Pro Bono committee. She is the litigation paralegal for Newhouse Prophater Letcher & Moots.
DAVID C. PATTERSON, sole proprietor of Patterson Law Office, was recognized by Best Lawyers 2010 in the field of alternative dispute resolution. He is a Past President of the Columbus Bar, currently seeking election to the position of President-elect of the OSBA.
As Capital Law School begins the academic year, the National Center for Adoption Law & Policy welcomes three new students to its Fellowship program — Rachel Neeb, Tonya Sapp, and Thad Townsend. For the past three years, Adoption & Child Welfare Fellowships have been offered to incoming students. This year the program expands to include a Juvenile Law Fellowship in memory of Felicia Beth Nekritz, a 1996 graduate.
Appel & Hellstedt welcomes KEVIN BACON as Of Counsel to the firm where practice emphasis is in probate & estate administration, wills & trusts, real estate, corporations and business transaction. Bacon is currently a member of the Ohio House of Representatives, representing House District 21 in Franklin County.
RICH & GILLIS has moved offices to Dublin, where the group continues practice in tax matters dealing with real estate, federal, state and other local tax litigation, including appellate practice. Jeffrey Rich is chief executive officer and senior partner.
DINSMORE & SHOHL was recently honored by Governor Strickland at the E-Awards luncheon for its international business practice, which includes intellectual property, immigration, tax and technology.