State bar president to address area lawyers

CONTACT:  Kenneth A. Brown – 800-282-6556 or 614-487-4426
COLUMBUS (Feb. 24, 2014) - The president of the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) will visit Lancaster on Tuesday, March 11, to speak to area attorneys about current issues facing the legal profession.
Dayton attorney Jonathan Hollingsworth, 2013-2014 OSBA president, will address the annual luncheon meeting of OSBA District 9 at the Lancaster Country Club (3100 Country Club Drive SW, Lancaster). OSBA District 9 includes 505 members who practice in Coshocton, Fairfield, Knox, Licking, Muskingum and Perry counties. 
J. Kristen Burkett, District 9 representative on the OSBA Board of Governors, and Paul R. Hensley, president of the Fairfield County Bar Association, will preside over the noon meeting, which will include the election of one member to the OSBA Council of Delegates.
Following the noon luncheon meeting and election, an optional 2.5-hour continuing legal education seminar discussing financial planning and the financial planning profession will be offered from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Advance luncheon registration is $25 for members, $30 for nonmembers and free for young lawyers. Advance seminar registration is $75 for members (including young lawyers) and $95 for nonmembers. After March 4, $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.



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