Speakers Bureau

​The Ohio State Bar Association maintains a wealth of legal information for public consumption on its website, including pamphlets, columns and handbooks on a wide range of legal topics. These materials are available free of charge to any interested Ohioan on the OSBA website.

In addition, the OSBA maintains a cadre of speakers available to provide legal information at no cost to community civic, social, educational and business organizations in an effort to educate Ohioans about legal issues that affect their lives.

With this valuable new resource, you can:

Request a Speak​er

  • Request a speaker for a future engagement.

  Speaker Request Form

Bec​​ome a Speaker

If you are a member of the OSBA and are interested in becoming part of the OSBA Speakers' Bureau, please complete one of the online forms below:

Spe​​​aker Topics

Members of the Ohio State Bar Association will consult with your group and provide an appropriate program on the topic of your choice. Topics include:

About ​​Attorneys

  • Attorneys
  • Certified Attorney Specialists
  • Lawyer Ethics and Discipline
  • Becoming a Lawyer

​​​About the Courts and Legal System

  • Being a Witness
  • Jury Service
  • Ohio's Courts
  • Your Rights if Questioned, Stopped or Arrested by Police
  • Now You're 18
  • Court Mediation

Wills​ and Trusts

  • Probate
  • Wills
  • Revocable ("Living") Trusts
  • Administering an Estate Without a Will

Fami​​​ly Law

  • Child Support
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Guardianships
  • Ohio's Marriage Laws
  • Sharing Responsibilities After Separation
  • Divorce, Dissolution and Separation

Health Care Issues

  • Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Orders
  • Living Wills and Health Care Powers of Attorney

Financ​​ial Issues

  • Bankruptcy
  • Buying a Home
  • Ohio's Credit Laws
  • Financial Powers of Attorney

​Other Legal Topics

  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Online Law
  • Tenant/Landlord Rights and Obligations
  • Traffic Accidents

If there is a specific topic not listed above that interests you, please indicate it on the Speaker Request Form, and we will make every effort to accommodate your request.

To schedule a speaker, please complete the Speaker Request Form online.

If you have further questions or need assistance, please contact:

Annie Yamson
OSBA Public Outreach Coordinator and Editor
(614) 487-4456
Email: ayamson@ohiobar.org​



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