Columbus, Ohio (Oct. 4, 2018) – The President of the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) recognized an area attorney for 50 years of service to the profession and the community on Monday, Oct. 8.
Robin Weaver, 2018-2019 OSBA President, addressed the OSBA District 5 Annual Meeting at the Royal American Links (3300 Miller Paul Road, Galena, 43021). OSBA District 5 includes more than 400 attorneys who practice in Delaware, Crawford, Marion, Morrow, Seneca and Wyandot Counties.
Attorney Robert E. Wilson of Marion was honored for 50 years of service to the legal profession. The Ohio State Bar Foundation also presented its Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and Under to Andrew King of Granville.
Victor H. Perez, District 5 representative to the OSBA Board of Governors, presided over the meeting and included the election of association members to the OSBA Council of Delegates.
President Weaver was joined by OSBA Executive Director and CEO Mary Amos Augsburger and OSBA Assistant Executive Director of Policy and Public Affairs Todd Book to discuss the association’s advocacy efforts and provide a legislative and policy update.
About Victor H. Perez, District 5 Representative to the OSBA Board of Governors
Victor H. Perez is a child protection attorney with the Seneca County Department of Job and Family Services. He was named Ohio Public Children’s Services Attorney of the Year in 2010. Perez earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago and his law degree at the Chicago-Kent College of Law.
About OSBA President Robin Weaver
Robin Weaver is a veteran litigator from Cuyahoga County, rising to senior partner with Squire Patton Boggs. He began his term as president of the Ohio State Bar Association on July 1, 2018. Weaver is past president of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and has served as a member of the OSBA Board of Governors, the OSBA Council of Delegates and as former vice chair of the OSBA Government Affairs Committee. He received his B.A. from The Ohio State University and his law degree from the University of Michigan.
About the Ohio State Bar Association
The Ohio State Bar Association, founded in 1880, is a voluntary association representing approximately 26,000 members of the bench and bar of Ohio. Through its activities and the activities of its related organizations, the OSBA serves both its members and the public by promoting the highest standards in the practice of law and the administration of justice.