CONTACT: Kenneth A. Brown - 800-282-6556 or
COLUMBUS (March 28, 2013) - The president of the Ohio State
Bar Association (OSBA) will be in Sandusky on Wednesday, April 10, to speak to
area attorneys about current issues facing the legal profession and to honor
local lawyers for their service to the profession.
Judge Patrick F. Fischer, 2012-2013 OSBA
president, will address the annual luncheon meeting of OSBA District 10 at the Kalahari
Resort and Convention Center (7000 Kalahari Dr., Sandusky). OSBA District 10
includes 1,054 members who practice in Ashland, Erie, Holmes, Lorain, Medina,
Richland, Huron and Wayne counties.
Welcoming remarks and the lunch will
begin at noon. D. Chris Cook, District 10
representative on the OSBA Board of Governors, will preside over the meeting,
which will include the election of four members to the OSBA Council of
Delegates. Robert T. Kelsey, Erie County Bar Association president, will
deliver welcoming remarks. OSBA members are welcome to attend the meeting at no
Attorneys being honored for 50 years
in practice include C. Nevada Johnson of Medina, John V. McFadden of North
Ridgeville, Dennis E. Murray of Sandusky and Daniel P. Stringer of Avon. Also, Roger
D. Proper of Wooster will be presented with the Ohio State Bar Foundation
Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and Under.
An optional 2.5-hour continuing legal
education (CLE) seminar will
precede the luncheon meeting beginning at 9:00 a.m. (registration and
continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m.). Advance luncheon/CLE
seminar is $100 for OSBA members and $125 for non-members. Lunch-only
registration is $30 for members and $40 for non-members. Seminar-only
registration is $70 for members and $85 for non-members. After April 3, $25
will be added to the total registration fee.
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.
EDITORS/NEWS DIRECTORS 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 Kenneth Brown at
800-282-6556 or 614-487-4426, or 614-746-2457 (mobile).
Zip codes of honorees (residential unless otherwise
C. Nevada Johnson – Medina
John V. McFadden – North
Dennis E. Murray – Sandusky
Daniel P. Stringer – Avon
Julien C. Renswick – Medina 44256
OSBF Community Service Award winner:
Roger D. Proper – Wooster