Ohio State Bar Association president to honor area lawyers in Byesville on April 20

CONTACT: Maggie Ostrowski

(614) 487-4425



Columbus, Ohio (April 3, 2017) – The President of the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) will visit Byesville on Thursday, April 20, 2017, where he will recognize area attorneys for their service to the profession and the community.

Ronald S. Kopp, 2016-2017 OSBA President, will address the OSBA District 15 Annual Meeting at the Cambridge Country Club (60755 Southgate Road, Byesville, OH 43723). OSBA District 15 includes 154 members who practice in Belmont, Guernsey, Harrison, Jefferson and Monroe counties.

As part of the luncheon, Thomas L. Tribbie of Cambridge will be honored for 65 years of service and Richard A. Baker of Cambridge will be honored for 50 years of service.*


The Ohio State Bar Foundation will also present its Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and Under to James L. Peters of Woodsfield.

Costa D. Mastros, District 15 representative to the OSBA Board of Governors will preside over the meeting, which begins at 11:30 a.m., and will include the election of one member to the OSBA Council of Delegates, with the term commencing on July 1, 2017.

An hour-long continuing legal education (CLE) seminar titled "The Future of the Profession – Challenges and Opportunities" will be offered as part of the luncheon program. After the luncheon meeting and recognition, an optional 2.5-hour CLE professional conduct seminar will be offered from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Young lawyers (age 36 or younger or in practice five years or less) who register before April 13, can attend the luncheon, including the one-hour luncheon seminar and the post luncheon seminar, at no charge.

For registration details, visit: https://yourosba.ohiobar.org/find-products?q=district15.

*Note – All honorees have been invited, but may not be present at the luncheon.

Please contact Maggie at (614) 487-4425 or mostrowski@ohiobar.org prior to the event for more information regarding individual honorees. 

The Ohio State Bar Association, founded in 1880, is a voluntary association representing approximately 28,000 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.




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