Wheeling lawyer appointed to chair OSBA committee

CONTACT:  Kenneth A. Brown, OSBA, 800-282-6556 or 614-487-4426
Columbus, OHIO (Sept. 16, 2013) – Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) President Jonathan Hollingsworth has appointed Phillip T. Glyptis to chair the Health Care Law Committee for 2013-2014. The OSBA maintains 31 standing committees and 11 sections, each of which monitors a particular area of law. Committees and sections work to improve the justice system by keeping Ohio lawyers informed about the latest court decisions and regulatory changes. In addition, they comment on bills before the Ohio General Assembly and draft their own legislative proposals to improve existing laws.

Glyptis earned both his undergraduate degree and his law degree from West Virginia University. He is currently of counsel at Steptoe & Johnson PLLC. Glyptis has defended long-term care facilities against claims for alleged violations and medical negligence, and has represented physicians and pharmacists in several medical negligence and products liability lawsuits. He currently chairs the Medical Liability Substantive Committee for the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia.

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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