Awards and accomplishments
Robert W. Malone
, Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, was the recipient of the 2018 Leadership Akron Lieberth Community Vision Award.
Magistrate Thomas Freeman
Jaime U. Kolligian
, Summit County Juvenile Court, was elected president of the Ohio Association of Magistrates for the upcoming year.
, Kastner Westman & Wilkins, LLC, was named to serve on the Board for United Disability Services in Akron and the Cleveland Advisory Board for the Ohio Diversity Council.
, Berns, Ockner & Greenberger, LLC, was the recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.
Hon. Taryn Heath
, Stark County Common Pleas Court, was elected to Ohio Common Pleas Judges Association Board of Trustees.
, Frost Brown Todd LLC, is the recipient of the Distinguished Young Alumni Award from Rose-Hulman.
David J. Heinlein
Alphonse A. Gerhardstein
, Cincinnati Insurance Company, was appointed to the Midwest Implant Institute Board of Directors.
, Gerhardstein & Branch Co., was the recipient of the American Bar Association Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division 2017 GPSolo Making a Difference by Breaking Barriers Award.
McDonald Hopkins LLC, has joined the firm as an associate.
, Friedman & Nemecek, was elected to serve as President of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers.
Eileen M. Bitterman
, Weltman Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA, was selected to serve on the 2017-18 ACA International Member Attorney Program Committee.
, Reminger Co., LPA, was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from Management Recruiters International, Inc.
, Fisher & Phillips LLP, was the recipient of the 2017 Chamber Bright Star Award by the Northern Ohio Area Chamber of Commerce.
Chad A. Endsley, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, was elected President of the Kiwanis Club of Columbus.
Acacia Perko, Reminger Co., LPA, was named to the Advisory Board of Commonhouse Ales and co-chair of her firm's Women's Initiative.
D. Michael Crites, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, was appointed to a bipartisan judiciary advisory review commission to help identify candidates to fill vacancies on the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio.
James G. Kozelek, Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA, was elected Chair of the Board of Directors for First Service Federal Credit Union.
Donald L. Mason, Roetzel & Andress, was appointed to the Kent State University Board of Trustees.
Patricia Schabo, Franklin County Common Please Court, received the 2017 Norma J. Mitchell Award from the Central Ohio Association for Justice.
Hon. Michael J. Holbrook, Franklin County Common Pleas Court, received the 2017 George E. Tyack Award from the Central Ohio Association for Justice.
Milton Sutton, Frost Brown Todd, earned the Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States credential through the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Kenneth P. Kreider, Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL, was elected to the Union Village Development Company Board of Directors.
, Faruki Ireland
Cox Rhinehart & Dusing PLL, was selected as 2018 Forty Under 40 winner by the Dayton Business Journal
Hon. Noah E. Powers II,
Butler County Common Pleas Court, received the George J. Gounaris Award for Excellence on the Bench from the Miami Valley Trial Lawyers Association.
Mac Murray & Shuster was selected to the National Association of Minority and Women
Owned Law Firms.
Katherine S. Decker
, Shumaker, Loop and Kendrick, LLP, was nominated by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as a candidate for its 2018 Man and Woman of the Year campaign.
Hon. Denise Cubbon
, Spengler Nathanson PLL, was elected Chair of the Ohio Supreme Court Unauthorized Practice of Law Board, becoming the first woman to be elected in that role.
, Lucas County Juvenile Court, was named a YWCA of Northwest Ohio 2018 Milestone Honoree.
, Spengler Nathanson PLL, was named a YWCA of Northwest Ohio 2018 Milestone Honoree.
Hon. Michelle Miller, Jefferson County Common Pleas Court, received the Award of Excellence by the Ohio Common Pleas Judge’s Association at a meeting of the Ohio Judicial Conference.
John C. Fickes, Roderick Linton Belfance LLP, has joined the firm.
Michelle A. Cheek, Kohnen & Patton LLP, has joined the firm.
Chad Willits, Reminger Co., LPA, has joined the firm.
Jay Schoeny, Frost Brown Todd, was named a member of his firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group.
Jade A. Stewart,
Reminger Co., LPA, has joined the firm as a shareholder.
Michael M. Mahon, Reminger Co., LPA, has joined the firm as a shareholder.
James Kelley, Elk & Elk, was named co-managing partner of his firm.
Arthur W. Brumett II, Reminger Co., LPA, was named shareholder of the firm.
Gregory Costabile, Buckley King LPA, was named shareholder of the firm.
J. Rita McNeil Danish, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, has joined the firm as a partner.
Colette Gibbons, McDonald Hopkins LLC, has joined the firm.
, Dickinson Wright PLLC, has joined the firm as Of Counsel.
, Frost Brown Todd LLC, was promoted to member of the firm’s Product, Tort and Insurance Litigation Practice Group.
Ashley L. Oliker
, Frost Brown Todd LLC, was promoted to member of the firm's Business Litigation Practice Group.
Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky
Jason W. Chastang
, Hemmer DeFrank Wessels PLLC, has joined the firm as an associate.
Kenneth L. Finley, Reminger Co., LPA, was named shareholder of the firm.
Taylor Knight, Reminger Co., LPA, was named shareholder of the firm.