Practice & Interest Groups

These groups hold regular meetings to discuss current issues and developments in the named field of practice. Meetings may consist of a guest speaker, a special CLE presentation or case law updates. These groups also plan and present CLE seminars.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Estate Planning & Probate


Stephen L. Richey, Chair Kenneth P. Coyne, Chair Joshua R. Langdon, Chair




Appellate Practice

Health and Well Being

Local Government Law

Pierre H. Bergeron, Chair Tabitha M. Hochscheid, Chair Timothy A. Garry, Jr., Chair


Aviation and Space Law

Health Care Law

Nonprofit Law

Kerry Ann Bute, Chair
Adam D. Colvin, Co-Chair
Timothy Michael Maloney, Co-Chair

Matthew B. Lake, Chair


Immigration Law

Real Property Law

Shawn R. Ryan, Chair Bryan Scott Hicks, Chair Andrew C. Emmert, Chair

Business/Corporate Law

Intellectual Property Litigation

Social Security

Robert C. Lesan III, Chair Paul J. Linden, Chair David W. Kapor, Chair

Common Pleas Court

International Law Committee

Solo/Small Firm Practitioners

William A. Posey, Chair Nick Kowalski, Chair Benjamin D. Cramer, Chair

Domestic Relations Court

Joint Committee w/ Board of Realtors


Trista Portales Goldberg, Chair Roccina S. Niehaus, Chair Benjamin D. Cramer, Chair

Elder and Special Needs Law

Judges Committee on Notaries Public

Veterans and Military Law

Amy L. Kurlansky, Chair Loretta Marie Helfrich, Chair Scott H. Kravetz, Chair

Employee Benefits

Juvenile Law

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

Nicole M. Hanna, Chair Angela Chang, Chair Mary K. Newman, Chair

Environmental Law

Labor and Employment Law

Workers’ Compensation

E. Chase Dressman, Chair Faith C. Whittaker, Chair Julie M. Bruns, Chair

Legal Research & Information Resources


Meredith H. Connor, Chair