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February 2013 CBA REPORT
Legal Community News
This section features current news and events of interest to the local legal community.
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In M emoriam
Harold B. Attix
August 21, 1936 – December 22, 2012
The Cincinnati Bar Association honors
these members of the legal community
who have recently died. Please contact
Kathy Schmidt at (513) 699-1390 or at
if you are aware
of a death to be listed in an upcoming
issue of the CBA Report. We also regularly
publish obituaries in the magazine. Please
let her know if you would like to write
an obituary about a deceased member,
preferably within three months of the
attorney’s death.
Attorney Discipline
On November 29, 2012,
Christine Meyer
, f.k.a. Gee, Attorney
Registration No. 0076007, last known
business address in Cincinnati, Ohio,
was suspended from the practice of law
in Ohio for 18 months, with six months
stayed on condition. See the Supreme
Court’s entry in
Disciplinary Counsel
v. Rebecca Christine Meyer,
5487 for additional information.
Beyond Pro Bono
— Lawyers &
Community Service
In December, the CBA Community
Service Committee hosted its third annual
professionalism CLE,
Beyond Pro Bono —
Lawyers & Community Service
. Panelists
discussed the role of lawyers in community
service; balancing the demands of work, fam-
ily and community service; and choosing the
right community service initiative. The pan-
elists included attorneys Michael Hawkins,
Kenneth Parker and John Slauson. Regional
Vice President of the American Cancer
Society Meredith Niemeyer also served as a
panelist. Judge Timothy S. Black served as
The committee thanks the moderator,
panelists and attendees for attending the CLE
and encourages all to continue their good
works in the community.
Panelists Kenneth Parker and Michael Hawkins
Judge Black recites a quote
from the book,
Anna Quindlen,
A Short Guide to a Happy Life.
Charlie Doan poses a
question to the panelists.
Panelist John Slauson shares
his views on lawyers and
community service.
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