CONTACT: Kenneth A. Brown –
800-282-6556 or 614-487-4426
COLUMBUS (March 20, 2013) - The president of the Ohio State Bar
Association (OSBA) will visit Marietta on Wednesday, April 3 to honor
senior lawyers and to speak to area attorneys about current issues facing the
Marietta residents Jerry A.
Brock and Donald L. Jones, and Athens residents Gerald A. Mollica and Judge
Edward S. Robe will be honored for their 50 years in the practice of law.
Judge Patrick F. Fischer, 2012-2013 OSBA president, will address
the annual luncheon meeting of OSBA District 17 at The Lafayette Hotel (101
Front St., Marietta). OSBA District17 includes 197 members who practice in Athens,
Hocking, Meigs, Morgan, Noble and Washington counties.
James D. Sillery, District 17 representative on the OSBA
Board of Governors, will preside over the noon meeting, which will include the
election of one member to the OSBA Board of Governors and one member to the
OSBA Council of Delegates. Timothy C. Loughry, president of the Washington County
Bar Association, will deliver welcoming remarks.
noon luncheon meeting, an optional 2.5-hour continuing legal education (CLE) seminar will be offered from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 11:30 a.m. Advance
seminar/lunch registration is $95 for OSBA members 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 27, $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.
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 Ken Brown at 800-282-6556 or 614-487-4426, or 614-746-2457
Zip codes of honorees
(residential unless otherwise indicated):
Jerry A. Brock – Marietta 45750
Donald L. Jones – Marietta 45750
Gerald A. Mollica – Athens 45701
Judge Edward S. Robe – Athens 45701