Western Ohio attorneys take on key leadership roles within the Ohio State Bar Association


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Columbus, Ohio (July 30, 2018) – On July 1, Amy B. Ikerd started her three-year term on the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) Board of Governors and Robert H. Meyer assumed a key leadership role in OSBA committees and sections.


Amy B. Ikerd was elected by attorneys in OSBA District 16 to serve a three-year term on the board. Ikerd is an assistant prosecuting attorney for the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office. Ikerd replaces former Governor Judge Glenn Derryberry who completed his three-year term at the end of June. She is a trustee for the Ohio Women's Bar Foundation, a former representative on the OSBA Council of Delegates and vice president of the Mercer County Bar Association. Ikerd served on the OSBA's 2014 Commission on Judicial Candidates and currently serves on the Mercer County Bar Association Law Day and Education Committee where she was the former chair. She received her undergraduate education at Miami University and her law degree from Boston University School of Law. *Download Photo


The OSBA Board of Governors is a 24-member body that is charged with the responsibility of conducting business on the OSBA's behalf, managing business affairs, setting policy and reviewing pending legislation. 


OSBA 2018-19 President Robin Weaver has also appointed Lima-area attorney Robert H. Meyer to serve as chairperson of the OSBA Solo, Small Firms and General Practice Section for a one-year term that began on July 1.


The OSBA maintains 33 committees and 10 sections, each of which specializes in a particular area of law. Committees and sections work to improve the justice system by keeping Ohio lawyers informed about the latest court decisions and regulatory changes. They also comment on bills before the Ohio General Assembly and draft their own legislative proposals to improve existing laws. Chairpersons selected for this honor have demonstrated excellence and expertise in their practice area as well as outstanding leadership and a commitment to the profession and the rule of law.


Meyer is a partner at Kendall & Meyer Law LTD, president of the board of directors for Marimor Industries, Inc., and a 2016 graduate of the OSBA Leadership Academy. His practice includes estate planning, specifically, power of attorney documents, wills and trusts. He is a board member of Temple Christian School, a member of the Allen County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Meyer received his undergraduate degree from Bob Jones University in South Carolina and his law degree from the University of Toledo College of Law. *Download Photo

About the Ohio State Bar Association 

The Ohio State Bar Association, founded in 1880, is a voluntary association representing approximately 26,000 members of the bench and bar of Ohio. 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.  


OSBA District 16 includes Allen, Auglaize, Hardin and Mercer Counties.




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