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Lawyers in Ohio join state level legal associations. Membership in these organizations provide a variety of benefits including networking opportunities, publications on a specialty practice areas of the law, and access to quality CLE seminars.

Ohio State Bar Association

1700 Lake Shore Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43204

Founded in 1880, the Ohio State Bar Association, voluntary professional association open to any attorneys in Ohio. Also, law school students, paralegal students and paralegals sponsored by an OSBA attorney member are eligible for membership in the OSBA as associate members. The OSBA represents more than 22,000 Ohio lawyers and judges which is nearly 64 percent of Ohio law practitioners.

Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - The Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (OACDL) was created to provide a more cohesive and credible voice for criminal defense attorneys practicing in the state of Ohio. Members of OACDL include both private attorneys and public defenders. OACDL is an affiliate member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. OACDL sponsors continuing legal education (CLE) seminars and courses, including the annual Death Penalty and Superstar Seminars, for criminal defense attorneys in Ohio.

Lawyer Referral Services in Ohio - If you need to find lawyers in Ohio, then consider contacting one of the fifteen (15) different Lawyer Referral Services sponsors by city or county bar associations. Six (6) of these Lawyer Referral Services are recognized by the American Bar Association for meeting their standards for such programs. For a nominal fee, these services will refer individuals to a local and qualified attorney pre-screened by th service.

Organizations for Lawyers in Ohio

Lawyers in the State of Ohio join state, regional, county and city level legal associations for a variety of reasons including networking opportunities, access to publications for a specialty practice area of the law, and discounts on quality CLE seminars.

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