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Robert J. Bux

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rbux@wblawmedina.com
 
Areas of Practice
Estate planning and probate administration in Ohio and Florida, business law, civil litigation
Education
University of Cincinnati, J.D., 1978
Ohio State University, M.S. Mechanical Engineering, 1973
Ohio State University, B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 1971
 
Certifications Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, Ohio State Bar Association
 
Bar Admissions All Ohio Courts, all Florida Courts, U.S. District Court - Northern District of Ohio, U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. Supreme Court
 
Honors and Awards Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating AV Preeminent™
 
Representative Experience •  Counsel to numerous businesses regarding formation, sales, contracts, employment

•  Counsel to numerous insurance agencies regarding sales,
   buy/sells, employment contracts, covenants

•  Successfully litigated dozens of civil jury trials

•  Successfully litgated will contest and trust challenge probate jury trials

•  Probated more than 100 estates in Ohio and Florida

 
Community Affiliations •  FirstMerit Bank Community Board of Directors

•  Medina Hospital Board of Directors

•  Leadership Medina County

•  Medina General Hospital Foundation, retired chairman of the board

•  Medina Community Band, 25 years drummer

•  Ohio State University Alumni Marching Band

 
Professional Affiliations •  Ohio State Bar Assoc., probate law section

•  Florida Bar Assoc., probate law section

•  Medina County Bar Assoc., probate law committee

•  Northern Ohio U.S. District Court Magistrate Selection Committee

•  Medina County Common Pleas Court Mediation Committee

 
Summary Robert J. Bux is a partner in the firm.

Robert was born and raised in Wadsworth, Ohio, graduating from Wadsworth High School in 1967.  He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from The Ohio State University in 1971 and a Master of Science degree in 1973.  While at Ohio State, he played for five years as a snare drummer in the OSU Marching Band.  After graduation, he worked as a design and project engineer for three years.

Robert left engineering in 1975 to attend law school at the University of Cincinnati, being awarded the Katsanis Memorial Scholarship, and graduating in 1978.  Upon graduating, he passed the Ohio bar exam, and joined the Medina law firm of Williams and Batchelder, being mentored by William G. Batchelder, Jr.  In 1984, Robert became a partner of the firm and was admitted to practice in Florida.  He represents numerous individual and entity clients in Ohio and Florida in matters of probate and estate planning, business planning, and civil litigation.
 
Jeffrey L. Bramley
Jeffrey L. Bramley
jbramley@wblawmedina.com
 
Areas of Practice Civil litigation, including insurance defense, motor vehicle accident. Business law, including LLC's, corporations, partnerships, debt collection. Estate planning, including wills, powers of attorney, living wills, trusts, and probate administration.
 
Education
Medina Sr. High School (1974)
Miami University (1978, finance and economics)
University of Akron, School of Law (J.D., 1981)
 
Bar Admissions
Ohio (1981)
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio (1982)
U.S. District Court, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (1994)
Medina County Bar Association (1981 – present; President, 1989)
 
Honors and Awards
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating BV® Distinguished
 
Community Affiliations Medina County Law Librarian (1983 - present)
Windfall Industries Non-Profit Corporation (Director, 2001 – present; President, 2007 – 2008)
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (Deacon)
Buckeye Youth Baseball
YMCA (Indian Guides)
University of Akron, School of Law Trial Advocacy Volunteer
USTA (tennis, member and team captain)
 
Robert J. Bux
Robert J. Bux
rbux@wblawmedina.com
 
Areas of Practice
Estate planning and probate administration in Ohio and Florida, business law, civil litigation
Education
University of Cincinnati, J.D., 1978
Ohio State University, M.S. Mechanical Engineering, 1973
Ohio State University, B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 1971
 
Certifications Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, Ohio State Bar Association
 
Bar Admissions All Ohio Courts, all Florida Courts, U.S. District Court - Northern District of Ohio, U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. Supreme Court
 
Honors and Awards Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating AV Preeminent™
 
Representative Experience •  Counsel to numerous businesses regarding formation, sales, contracts, employment

•  Counsel to numerous insurance agencies regarding sales,
   buy/sells, employment contracts, covenants

•  Successfully litigated dozens of civil jury trials

•  Successfully litgated will contest and trust challenge probate jury trials

•  Probated more than 100 estates in Ohio and Florida

 
Community Affiliations •  FirstMerit Bank Community Board of Directors

•  Medina Hospital Board of Directors

•  Leadership Medina County

•  Medina General Hospital Foundation, retired chairman of the board

•  Medina Community Band, 25 years drummer

•  Ohio State University Alumni Marching Band

 
Professional Affiliations •  Ohio State Bar Assoc., probate law section

•  Florida Bar Assoc., probate law section

•  Medina County Bar Assoc., probate law committee

•  Northern Ohio U.S. District Court Magistrate Selection Committee

•  Medina County Common Pleas Court Mediation Committee

 
Summary Robert J. Bux is a partner in the firm.

Robert was born and raised in Wadsworth, Ohio, graduating from Wadsworth High School in 1967.  He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from The Ohio State University in 1971 and a Master of Science degree in 1973.  While at Ohio State, he played for five years as a snare drummer in the OSU Marching Band.  After graduation, he worked as a design and project engineer for three years.

Robert left engineering in 1975 to attend law school at the University of Cincinnati, being awarded the Katsanis Memorial Scholarship, and graduating in 1978.  Upon graduating, he passed the Ohio bar exam, and joined the Medina law firm of Williams and Batchelder, being mentored by William G. Batchelder, Jr.  In 1984, Robert became a partner of the firm and was admitted to practice in Florida.  He represents numerous individual and entity clients in Ohio and Florida in matters of probate and estate planning, business planning, and civil litigation.
 
C. Nevada Johnson Jr.
C. Nevada Johnson
njohnson@wblawmedina.com
 
Areas of Practice
Estate Planning, wills, trusts, estate and trust administration, commercial and residential real estate transactions, general business and corporate practice, formation of partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies.
 
Education
Kenyon College (B.A., 1960)
Ohio Northern University (J.D., 1963)
 
Bar Admissions
Ohio
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
 
Honors and Awards
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating AV® Preeminent
 
Community Affiliations
Member, York Township Zoning Commission
Past Chairman, Medina County Chapter of the American Red Cross
Member, York Township Historical Society
Member, St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Director, Medina General Hospital (20 plus years)
Director, Medina County Law Library Association (30 plus years)
 
Professional Affiliations
Member Medina County Bar Association
Member Ohio State Bar Association
 
Military Experience
Captain, U.S. Army JAGC (1964 – 1967)
William B. Young
William B. Young
byoung@wblawmedina.com
 
Areas of Practice
As an attorney practicing law in Medina for over thirty years, Bill has represented clients in all aspects of probate and estate planning, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, tax planning, and administration of trusts and decedents’ estates. Bill’s services also include representing clients in all aspects of civil litigation and in commercial and residential real estate transactions. Bill also represents individuals and families in all aspects of small business affairs.
Education

Manchester College, IN (B.A., 1975)
University of Cincinnati (J.D., 1978)

Bar Admissions Ohio
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
U.S. Supreme Court

 
Honors and Awards
Order of Barristers
Editor - Moot Court

 
Representative Experience Handles estates and estate tax returns for modest to multi-million dollar estates
Frequently receives appointment by Probate Court to administer disputed estates or to mediate estate disputes
Regularly involved in problem solving for family disputes/litigation involving elderly clients, their assets and family
Has been litigation counsel in numerous complex litigations for private and industry clients
Handles all aspects of real estate transactions including sales by residential real estate owners, including private financing, commercial transactions, leases, and land contracts
Frequently advises clients in all aspects of small business matters, including corporations, limited liability companies (LLC’s), and partnerships

 
Other Professional Experience Represented the City of Medina and the Village of Seville as Law Director
 
Community Affiliations Member of Kiwanis Club of Medina - past president, Legion of Honor and Hall of Fame
Board Member, volunteer and past president of Hospice of Medina County
Member of Medina United Methodist Church
Former licensed high school basketball official

 
Professional Affiliations Charter member and twice served as president of the Medina County Estate Planning Council
Member Medina County Bar Association - Chair of Civil Division
Member Ohio State Bar Association

Executive Officer - Board of Pensions of the East Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church
 
Jared M. Hoover
Jared M. Hoover
jhoover@wblawmedina.com
 
Areas of Practice Civil litigation; business organizations, including LLC's, corporations, and partnerships; tax planning; estate planning, including wills, powers of attorney, living wills, trusts, and probate administration
 
Education
Marlington High School (2003)
Case Western Reserve University (B.S. Electrical Engineering, 2007)
Case Western Reserve University (J.D., 2010, cum laude)
 
Bar Admissions
Ohio (2010)
 
Professional Affiliations Ohio Bar Association
Vice President, Medina County Bar Association (2014)
Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants

 
Community Affiliations
 
Member, Medina Community Church
Member, Medina County Law Library
Board member, Oaks Family Care Center
Board member, Medina Kiwanis Club

 
Biography Jared is an associate attorney at the firm.

Jared was born and raised in Alliance, Ohio, graduating from Marlington High School in 2003.  He earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University in 2007.

Jared passed the Ohio bar exam and became a licensed attorney in November of 2010.  While in law school, Jared finished his coursework in accounting.  The year after passing the Ohio bar exam, Jared sat for all four parts of the CPA exam.  Jared passed all four parts of the CPA exam by the end of 2011 and became a licensed CPA in January of 2012. 

Jared has been working full-time at Williams & Batchelder, LLP, since August of 2010, shortly after sitting for the Ohio bar exam. 

 
Elizabeth M. Bux