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Paul Kuzmickas, 2003
Paul Kuzmickas ’03 was recently hired to the Cleveland office of Luftman, Heck & Associates, a Columbus-based firm. Kuzmickas focuses on consumer bankruptcy and foreclosure cases covering all of northern Ohio and will manage the bankruptcy practice at the Cleveland office. He and his wife, Jennifer, and two sons, Andrew and Grayson, reside in a suburb of Cleveland.
Jason Hill, 2000
Jason A. Hill '00 recently accepted an appointed position as assistant court administrator of the Ohio Sixth District Court of Appeals. Prior to joining the court, Hill served as a partner with the law firm of Connelly, Jackson & Collier LLP, where he maintained a litigation practice. Hill also recently completed the inaugural session of the Ohio State Bar Association's Leadership Accademy.
Timothy Tullis, 1989
Timothy T. Tullis ’89 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in the area of commercial litigation. Tullis is a director at Kegler, Brown, Hill and Ritter.
Michael Zatezalo, 1975
Michael E. Zatezalo ’75 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in the area of gaming law and real estate law. Zatezalo is the managing director at Kegler, Brown, Hill and Ritter.
John Barron, 2001
John W. Barron ’01 was honored by The Ohio State University Alumni Association for his distinguished career in public service in June. Barron has spent his entire career in the public sector, including active military duty and state and county government service. The New Albany resident, Ohio, is chief counsel for the Ohio Senate Majority Caucus, representing its members and staff on all legal matters, including those relating to legislation, employment, ethics, public records, and litigation.
Kevin Murphy, 1985
Kevin P. Murphy ’85 was elected to serve a three-year term as District 18 representative on the Board of Governors of the Ohio State Bar Association. He is currently a litigation attorney who practices in the Warren, Ohio, office of Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell, Ltd. Murphy and his wife, Karen, reside in Warren. They have two children: Caitlin, 22 and Patrick, 20.
James Sillery, 1973
James D. Sillery ’73 was elected to serve a three-year term as District 17 representative on the Board of Governors of the Ohio State Bar Association. Sillery is a partner in the Athens firm of Mollica, Gall, Sloan & Sillery Co., LPA. His area of practice is civil litigation and mediation. He and his wife, Debby, reside in Athens.
William Owens, 1972
William M. Owens ’72 was elected to serve a three-year term as District 9 representative on the Board of Governors of the Ohio State Bar Association. Owens is a partner in the Coshocton, Ohio, law firm of Owens & Manning. He practices mainly domestic, criminal, real estate, and probate law matters. Owens and his wife, Carol, reside in West Lafayette, Ohio.
Michael Kass, 1999
Michael Kass '99 and his wife, Stacy, happily welcomed their fifth child, Chaya Leah, on Feb. 3. Michael is a partner in the St. Louis office of Armstrong Teasdale, LLP. He concentrates on employment law, business disputes, and general business counseling, and co-chairs the firm's Non-Compete and Trade Secrets practice group.
Sara Sampson, 1997
Sara Sampson ’97 was elected vice-president/president elect of the Law Librarians Society of Washington, D.C. LLSDC is a chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries and serves librarians in the D.C. area.