Career Opportunity: Legal Secretary

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Coolidge Wall is hiring experienced legal secretaries to provide administrative and clerical support at our offices in downtown Dayton. The ideal candidate will have five years of experience and support our bankruptcy, corporate, litigation, or real estate lawyers. Learn more and apply here: Job Description Excellent written and oral communication skills Excellent typing and computer skills Outstanding organization, interpersonal, and administrative skills Must be self-motivated and able to meet deadlines Must possess a willingness to learn other software utilized by the firm along with a high level of proficiency with Word and Outlook, experience with Excel and PowerPoint a plus …

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Coolidge Wall Attorney Merle Wilberding Appears in Saint Mary’s Magazine

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Coolidge Wall is pleased to share that Merle Wilberding, an attorney who has practiced law at the firm for more than 50 years, is featured in the Spring 2024 edition of Saint Mary’s Magazine, a publication by Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. The article details two of Wilberding’s prominent cases involving abuse within the U.S. military and how these cases earned national attention. His efforts led to significant legislative changes improving protections and procedures for sexual assault victims in the military. Read the Article PDF Here Or read the article on the Saint Mary’s Magazine website

Coolidge Wall Elects Two New Shareholders

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DAYTON, Ohio – The law firm of Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that Robert D. Ballinger and Benjamin A. Mazer have been elected as new shareholders of the firm. “We are proud to welcome Robert and Ben as new shareholders,” said Daniel Gentry, President, and CEO of Coolidge Wall.  “They are mature lawyers with years of high-level practice. They have benefitted from working with our experienced attorneys and are ready to embrace their new roles within the firm. Coolidge’s ability to attract and retain attorneys of such caliber, both of whom are proud graduates of The Ohio …

Shannon Costello selected into 2024 inaugural class of Dayton Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business”

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Shannon Costello, a shareholder and chair of the firm’s Real Estate Department, has been selected into the 2024 inaugural class of the Dayton Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business.” In their announcement, the DBJ said this award is “dedicated to honoring the remarkable achievements and contributions of women in the world of business.” Shannon and other recipients will be honored at an event in August. Learn more about the award here. For details about the August event, click here.    

Coolidge Wall Welcomes New CFO/COO To Firm’s Leadership Team

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DAYTON, Ohio – The law firm of Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that Natasha J. Mumford is joining the firm to serve in the combined role of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer.   Mumford was previously Controller and Interim CEO at The Rehabilitation Institute of Ohio, a Joint Venture Between Premier Health and Encompass Health. “We are extremely pleased Natasha is joining us,” said Coolidge Chief Executive Officer, Daniel J. Gentry. “She has excellent credentials and deep experience. Having a person of Natasha’s caliber benefits our firm by ensuring Coolidge lawyers can maintain …

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Coolidge Wall Shareholder Marc Fleischauer Becomes One of Only 13 Attorneys in the State to Become an Ohio Bar Association Certified Specialist in Labor and Employment Law

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Coolidge Wall is pleased to announce Marc Fleischauer, chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Department, has become one of only 13 newly certified specialists announced by The Ohio State Bar Association recently. As a certified specialist in Labor and Employment Law, he joins more than 1,300 attorneys in the State certified as specialists by the Ohio Bar since 1998. All attorneys licensed to practice law in Ohio must have graduated from an accredited law school, passed an intensive examination and attend continuing legal education courses as required by the Supreme Court of Ohio. Some attorneys who devote a large …

Career Opportunity: Chief Financial Officer/chief Operating Officer (CFO/COO)

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Coolidge Wall Co., LPA is seeking a dual Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer (CFO/COO) to oversee the Firm’s financial operations and functions, guide the Firm in strategic planning, internal operations and analysis, and oversee the Firm’s IT, infrastructure, policies, and procedures. This is a senior leadership role that will report to the Firm’s President and Executive Committee. Key Responsibilities: Financial Management: Directs and maintains responsibility for the Firm’s financial functions; oversees relationships with financial institutions and key vendors; prepares and distributes monthly financial reports, including productivity and financial statements; evaluates, implements, and supports effective internal financial controls; oversees and participates …

New Associate Michael Ruffolo Joins Coolidge Wall

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Dayton, Ohio – Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that Michael Ruffolo has joined the firm as an associate in its Corporate & Business, Estate Planning and Probate, and Tax Departments. Within corporate/business, Michael provides services to clients pertaining to mergers and acquisitions, corporate formations, business and operations, general business counsel, and corporate governance. In tax, he assists clients on federal, state, and local tax issues.  Michael’s estate planning practice includes assisting clients in all aspects of the preparation and administration of estates. Michael graduated from the University of Dayton School of Law in 2023 with a certified concentration in …

Coolidge Wall Receives 2024 Best Law Firms First-tier Ranking

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Dayton, Ohio – Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A. has received first-tier metropolitan ranking in 10 practice areas by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in the 2024 “Best Law Firms” list. Achieving a top tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise among ranked law firms. The 10 areas for which the firm received Tier 1 ranking are Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Employment Law-Management, Labor Law-Management, Litigation-Labor & Employment, Litigation-Real Estate, Real Estate Law, Tax Law, Trusts & Estates Law, and Workers’ Compensation Law-Employers. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm …

New Associate Dina Cary Joins Coolidge Wall

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Dayton, Ohio – Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that Dina Cary has joined the firm as of counsel in Litigation Department. Specializing in commercial litigation, Dina’s focuses her practice in the areas of Labor and Employment, Construction, and Creditors’ Rights. Before joining Coolidge, Dina worked for a Springfield-based law firm, where she practiced Commercial Litigation with an emphasis on Creditors’ Rights.  Dina previously worked at Coolidge Wall for 10 years earlier in her legal career. An active member of both local and state bar associations, Dina is a committed community volunteer where she sits on the Board …