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Lagos brothers to receive community service award from statewide bar foundation

Columbus, OH (October 12, 2016)— Argeri A. Lagos and Yianni D. Lagos of Springfield will receive the Ohio State Bar Foundation’s District 6 Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 & Under on October 16, 2016 at the Springfield Courtyard by Marriott. The award ceremony will take place in conjunction with the Ohio State Bar Association’s District 6 Meeting.

Partners in the firm Lagos & Lagos, PLL, the Lagos brothers work to help others both inside and outside of the office. Argeri and Yianni donate much of their time to coaching Springfield High School’s mock trial teams. Their hard work and dedication are reflected in the outstanding achievements of their students. In their first year of coaching, three of their students won awards for “Best Attorney” and “Best Witness.” The following year, their team won twelve award and placed in the top four teams in Ohio.

“Beyond the accolades and awards is the immeasurable positive impact that Yianni and Argeri have had on their students,” says Randall M. Comer in nomination of the Lagos brothers for the award. “Not only have Yianni and Argeri introduced their students to the legal profession, they have imparted lasting life lessons in responsibility, preparedness, critical thinking, and persuasive communication. All of which are life skills the transcend the practice of law and make for successful, well-rounded individuals.”

Argeri Lagos received his bachelor’s in economics from Wake Forest University, his law degree from Capital University and his Master of Laws from Boston University.

Yianni Lagos received his bachelor’s in economics from Vanderbilt University, and his MBA and law degree from The Ohio State University.

About the Award

The Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and Under is presented to attorneys, 40 years of age or younger, who contribute substantial time and effort in service to a local social service or to a local civil, artistic or cultural organization.  The service must be outside the recipients’ practice of law and given without compensation.  Emphasis is placed on current service.  Recipients represent the ideals of the legal profession and, by example, are a credit to the profession.

About the Ohio State Bar Foundation

The Ohio State Bar Foundation is a 501(c) (3) public charity that works to advance the law and build a better justice system.  Through our grants and programs, we educate and perform outreach to the public to make the law fair for all Ohioans.  For more information about the Ohio State Bar Foundation, please visit WWW.OSBF.NET.

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