CONTACT: Kenneth A. Brown – 800-282-6556 or 614-487-4426
COLUMBUS (March 19, 2013) - The president of the Ohio State Bar
Association (OSBA) will visit St. Clairsville on Tuesday, April 2 to speak to
area attorneys about current issues facing the legal profession and to honor Casimir
T. Adulewicz of Steubenville and Karl W. Sommer of Martins Ferry for their 50
years in practice.
Judge Patrick F. Fischer, 2012-2013 OSBA president, will
address the annual luncheon meeting of OSBA District 15 at the Belmont Hills
Country Club (47080 National Rd., St. Clairsville). OSBA District 15 includes 173
members who practice in Belmont, Guernsey, Harrison, Jefferson and Monroe
Charles H. Bean, District 15 representative on the OSBA
Board of Governors, will preside over the noon meeting, and Albert Davies, president
of the Belmont County Bar Association, will deliver welcoming remarks. The
meeting will include the election of one member to the OSBA Council of
Prior to the
noon luncheon meeting and recognition, an optional 2.5-hour continuing legal
education (CLE) seminar discussing
ethics, professionalism, and substance abuse will be offered from 9:00 to 11:30
a.m. Registration and continental breakfast will start at 8:30 a.m. Advance
seminar/lunch registration for OSBA members is $95 and $115 for non-members;
seminar-only registration is $70 for members and $85 for non-members;
lunch-only registration is $25 for members and $30 for non-members. After March
26, $25 will be added to the total registration fee.
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.
PLEASE NOTE: Media personnel are welcome
to attend and cover this meeting of state bar leaders and local attorneys and
judges. OSBA President Fischer’s remarks begin at 12:35 p.m., and he will be
available for one-on-one interviews. To confirm exact times or to make special
interview/talk show arrangements, please call OSBA public relations director
Ken Brown at 800-282-6556 or 614-487-4426, or 614-746-2457 (mobile).
Zip codes of honorees (residential unless otherwise
Casimir T. Adulewicz – Steubenville 43952
Karl W. Sommer – Martins Ferry 43935