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Brown Bag Brief " "The Real Rules of Practice: Things You Don't Learn at ONU Law."

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Title of Program:    "The Real Rules of Practice: Things You Don't Learn at ONU Law."

Speakers:  Leah Sellers, Esq., Sellers Law LLC, Marysville, OH and  Amanda Stacy, Esq., ONU '11 of  Barret, Easterday, et al., Dublin, OH

 Discussion points:

- Your secretary, which you share with other people, doesn't prioritize your work

- How do you tell someone no, you can't work all weekend

- You detest one or more of your co-workers

- You are expected to bring in clients and you have no idea how to do that


Leah Sellers, Seller’s Law

 After practicing business law with one of the world's largest law firms and leading the civil division of one of Ohio's fastest growing counties, Leah opened Sellers Law LLC.

Leah has represented business, government and individual clients in a variety of areas. She practiced corporate and restructuring law for the international law firm Jones Day. She also served as lead civil prosecutor for Delaware County, Ohio, where she managed and conducted the county’s litigation and acted the county’s general counsel. As Distinguished Practitioner in Residence for Ohio Northern College of Law, Leah taught litigation and election law classes. She also has represented individuals and children through the years in various matters. Before attending law school, Leah worked as an accountant for a Fortune 500 Company. While in law school, she co-founded an international, internet-based business. During her summers away from college, Leah worked at the Honda of America East Liberty Plant.  Her areas of practice are:

Business, Corporate, Gov’t Nonprofit, Estate Planning, Family Law

 ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Katrina Thompson, Squire Sanders

 Katrina represents investors, funds and financial institutions in the acquisition, financing, sale and disposition of real estate developments. These transactions frequently involve a variety of funding sources including traditional construction and permanent loans, equity, HUD insured loan products, Section 8 subsidies, nonprofit grants and exchange funds.

Representing investors and financial institutions in the acquisition of equity interests in new markets tax credit, historic rehabilitation tax credit and low-income housing tax credit projects.

Representing direct investors and syndicators in conventional and bond-financed low-income housing tax credit projects.

 Amanda Stacy, Barrett, Easterday, Cunningham, & Eselgroth, LLP

Amanda J. Stacy practices primarily in the area of civil litigation and natural resource law.  A native of Marietta, Ohio, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree (Psychology major and Business Management and Environmental Studies minors) in 2007 and her Master of Arts in Psychology in 2008, both from Marietta College, and her law degree from Ohio Northern University in 2011.  Amanda is a member of the American Agricultural Law Association, Ohio Agricultural Council, Ohio Farm Bureau, Federal Bar Association (Columbus Chapter), American Bar Association, and the Agricultural Law Committee of the Ohio State Bar Association.


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