|Martin E. Mohler, Esq., has announced his candidacy for president-elect of the Ohio State Bar Association. The election will take place at the Association’s Annual Convention in Cleveland in May 2013.
Mohler obtained his law degree from the University of Toledo College of Law after graduating from John Carroll University with a Bachelor of Arts in English, Cum Laude.
Mohler is a member of the Toledo Bar Association, for which he served as President in 1993-94, and has been an active and contributing member of the OSBA, most recently on its Board of Governors, where he chaired the Government Affairs Committee. He presently serves on the Advisory Council on Diversity Initiatives, the Board of the Law Abstract Publishing Company and participated in the 2012 OSBA Commission on Judicial Candidates.
Mohler is a former member of the Board of Trustees of the Toledo Legal Aid Society, Advocates for Basic Legal Equality and Legal Aid of Western Ohio. He is a member of the Ohio Bar College and the National Conference of Bar Presidents.
He is actively involved in his community, volunteering at a local soup kitchen and serving on the Toledo Bar Association Pro Bono Board. Mohler is also chairperson of the Facility Governing Board for the Correctional Treatment Facility for Lucas County, Ohio.
He is a partner with the Toledo firm of Shindler, Neff, Holmes, Worline and Mohler, LLP, and has served the Northwest Ohio community for almost 40 years. His practice includes civil and criminal trial practice, corporate/business, personal injury, wrongful death, family/domestic relations, probate and estate planning, real estate, attorney discipline/ethics and arbitration/mediation.
Mohler is a member and Fellow of the Toledo, Ohio and American Bar Associations and a Life Member of the Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference.
He and Terri, his wife of 40 years, have four grown children: Jarrod, an attorney, is a partner with Robbins, Kelly, Patterson and Tucker, LPA, Cincinnati; Bryan, also an attorney, is with Pryor Cashman, New York City; Lindsay, a Xavier graduate, lives and works in Cincinnati and Colin, an Ohio University graduate, lives and works in New York City. Grandchildren Declan and Maeve Mohler live in Cincinnati.
“The OSBA is dedicated to serving its members, often in the face of complex challenges. I have been, and remain, committed to giving our membership the utmost in value and service,” Mohler said. “I have been fortunate that my practice has allowed me to dedicate time to the OSBA and other bar activities, which I enjoy and from which I derive so much. I would like the opportunity to continue to serve, and increase diversity and outreach to our members. I truly believe my involvement has made me a better person and lawyer.”