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COLUMBUS–(July 1, 2013) – Attorney J. Kristin Burkett
of Granville has been elected to serve a three-year term as District 9
representative on the Board of Governors of the Ohio State Bar Association
(OSBA). District 9 includes 481 attorneys
who reside or practice in Coshocton, Fairfield, Knox, Licking, Muskingum, and
Burkett was elected to her
new post by area lawyers at an OSBA district meeting several months ago. She
succeeds retiring District 9 representative, William M. Owens of Coshocton.
Board of Governors manages the Association’s business affairs, sets policy,
reviews pending legislation and conducts other business on behalf of the 25,000
and 4,000 legal assistants and law students who are OSBA members.
After having earned her
undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University, Burkett received her law
degree from Capital Law School. A principal in the Newark and Lancaster firm of
Burkett & Sanderson, Inc., she concentrates her practice in the area of
In addition to being an active
member of the OSBA, the Licking County Bar Association and the Fairfield County
Bar Association, she also belongs to the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense
Lawyers. She serves on the Licking County Corrections Planning Board and the
Court Intervention Alliance Steering Committee.
She and Donald Oxenrider, her
husband, live in Granville. They have two children: Athena Marie Oxenrider
Burkett and Morgan Amanda Burkett Oxenrider. Burkett enjoys theater, walking,
swimming, travel and reading.
The Ohio State Bar Association, founded in 1880, is a
voluntary association representing approximately 25,000 members of the bench
and bar of Ohio as well as nearly 4,000 legal assistants and law students. Through
its activities and the activities of its related organizations, the OSBA serves
both its members and the public by promoting the highest standards in the
practice of law and the administration of justice.