Ohio State Bar Association president to honor area lawyers in Logan on March 22

CONTACT: Maggie Ostrowski

(614) 487-4425

Columbus, Ohio (March 2, 2017) – The President of the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) will visit Logan on Wednesday, March 22, 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 17 Annual Meeting at the Hocking Hills Golf Club (14405 Country Club Lane, Logan, OH 43138). OSBA District 17 includes 167 members who practice in Athens, Hocking, Meigs, Morgan, Noble and Washington counties.

Claire M. Ball Jr. of Athens will be recognized for 50 years in practice and service to the profession.

The Ohio State Bar Foundation will also present its Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and Under to Larry S. Hayman of Athens.

Michael L. Barr, District 17 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 a 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 March 15, 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=district17.

The Ohio State Bar Association, founded in 1880, is a voluntary association representing over 22,000 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.



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