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Bish, Butler & Thompson Ltd.

1210 W. High St.

Bryan, OH  43506

PH: 419-636-5666
FX: 419-636-3919
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We provide legal services in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan. Our Ohio coverage area includes Defiance County, Ohio, (Ayersville Ohio, Defiance Ohio, Evansport Ohio, Farmer Ohio, Hicksville Ohio, Jewell Ohio, Ney Ohio , Mark Center Ohio, and Sherwood Ohio.); Fulton County, Ohio (Archbold Ohio, Assumption Ohio, Burlington Ohio, Denson Ohio, Eckley Ohio, Elmira Ohio, Fayette Ohio, Lyons Ohio, Metamora Ohio, Oak Shade Ohio, Ottokee Ohio, Pettisville Ohio, Powers Ohio, Seward Ohio, South Delta Ohio, Tedrow Ohio, Thlema Ohio, and Wauseon Ohio); Henry County, Ohio (Napoleon Ohio, Liberty Center Ohio, McClure Ohio, Malinta Ohio, Florida Ohio, Deshler Ohio, Hamler Ohio, New Baveria Ohio, and Ridgeville Corners Ohio.); Paulding County Ohio (Paulding Ohio, Antwerp Ohio, Broughton Ohio, Cecil Ohio, Grover Hill, Haviland Ohio, Latty Ohio, Melrose Ohio, Oakwood Ohio, and Payne Ohio.) and Williams County, Ohio ( Alvordton Ohio, Blakeslee Ohio, Bryan Ohio, Edgerton Ohio, Edon Ohio, Holiday City Ohio, Kunkle Ohio, Lake Seneca Ohio, Melbern Ohio, Nettle Lake, Pioneer Ohio, Stryker Ohio, West Unity, Williams Center Ohio). We go beyond this area for special and significant projects. Our Indiana coverage areas includes Auburn, Indiana, Waterloo, Indiana, Butler, Indiana, Ashley, Indiana, Angola, Indiana, Fort Wayne, Indiana,  Fremont, Indiana. Our MIchigan coverage area includes Albion, Michigan and Hillsdale Michigan, See our coverage areas.

BACKGROUND

Before law school, Charles Butler was part of a family construction business that spanned four generations. When you work with Charles, you are working with a lawyer who may understand the technical aspects of your legal matter better than some lawyers. 

 

EDUCATION

 

Law School: Honors graduate of The University of Toledo College of Law;  Editor of the nationally published legal journal The University of Toledo Law Review; Recipient of American Jurisprudence awards for excellence in Legal Writing and Civil Trial Procedure: Alumni Scholarship recipient;  Delta Theta Phi legal fraternity (executive officer).

 

Undergraduate: Indiana University (B.S. Public Affairs and Administration, 1987)

 

BAR ADMISSIONS

Ohio (1992); Michigan (1994); Indiana (1996); approved to practice in all federal district & bankruptcy courts in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan.

 

LEGAL ASSOCIATIONS

Ohio, Indiana and Michigan Bar Associations; Williams County Bar Association (past president), Toledo Bar Association.

 

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

United Way of Williams County (Past President and member of Executive Board); Northwest Ohio Affordable Housing, Inc. (Board of Trustees & Executive officer).

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Charles C. Butler

CONTACT INFORMATION

1210 W. HIGH ST. 

BRYAN, OH

PH 419-636-5666

butler@fountaincitylaw.com

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Business Law

Construction Law

Civil Litigation

Creditor Rights

Real Estate

Estates

BACKGROUND

Prior to law school Kim worked as Structural Drafter for Sponseller Group, Inc., in Holland, Ohio. Kim also has the distinction of being published in the Construction Law legal journal.  Kim is a life-long resident of Northwest Ohio. Among other things, she assists the agricultural and business community in a variety of legal matters.

 

EDUCATION

 

Law School: Vanderbilt University Law School, Juris Doctorate.

 

Honors:   Notes Editor for Vanderbilt’s Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, Associate Justice for the Vanderbilt Moot Court Board, recipient of Vanderbilt’s National Association of Women Lawyers’ Outstanding Law Student Award, and finalist in the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry’s Law Student Writing Competition.

 

Publications:  Differing Site Conditions and Metcalf:  Judicial Shifting of the Risks, 34 Construction Law. 35 (2014).

 

Undergraduate: Bowling Green State University, BA Political Science, minor in History, cum laude; Owens Community College, AAS Architectural Engineering Technology

 

BAR ADMISSIONS

Ohio (2014)

 

LEGAL ASSOCIATIONS

Ohio Bar Association; Williams County Bar Association

 

 

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

1210 W. HIGH ST. 

BRYAN, OH

PH 419-636-5666

smith@fountaincitylaw.com

 

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Real Estate

Construction Law

Construction Liens

Probate & Estate Planning

General Civil Practice

Kim A. Smith