Joshua J. Strickland to receive award for community service by Ohio State Bar Foundation
Columbus, OH (October 19, 2016)— Joshua J. Strickland of Painesville will receive the Ohio State Bar Foundation’s District 18 Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 & Under on October 26, 2016 at the Avalon Inn. The award ceremony will take place in conjunction with the Ohio State Bar Association’s District 18 Meeting.
Strickland serves as President of the Lake County Historical Society, is on the Board of Trustees of AmSpirit, the Lake County Development Council and the Painesville United Methodist Church. From 2012 until just this year he was on the board of Future Emerging Leaders of Lake County. As an active member of the Lake County Bar Association, Strickland serves as the chair of the Membership Committee and is a member of the Board of Trustees. In addition, Strickland is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association.
“Josh’s commitment to serving his community through these groups is evidence of Josh’s dedication,” said Lora Lynne Krider in nomination of Strickland for the award. “He is certainly a credit to the legal profession.”
As an associate at Dworken & Bernstein, the largest law firm in Lake, Geauga and Ashtabula Counties, Strickland practices primarily in the firm’s business transactional department and the firm’s commercial and residential real estate department. He focuses his practice in the areas of general business including formation, mergers and acquisitions, financing, employee relations, commercial transactions, intellectual property, construction development, and sales.
Strickland received his law degree from Case Western Reserve University Law School in 2003.
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.