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Biography

Steve graduated from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 2017. While in law school, Steve was a judicial extern for both Judge Michael H. Watson and Judge Michael R. Barrett in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, as well as for Judge Richard A. Frye in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas. Steve also served on the Ohio State Law Journal as a staff editor, then articles editor. Steve volunteered his time in the summer to the Hamilton County Youth Court, a criminal diversion program for first-time juvenile offenders.

Prior to law school, Steve graduated magna cum laude from the Ohio State University in 2013 with a major in history. During his summers in college, Steve worked in the Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office as a summer intern. Steve also studied abroad in a pre-law program at Oxford University, England. Following undergrad, Steve worked at the Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office as a grand jury coordinator and paralegal prior to starting law school.

Other Info About Steve

Education

Law School

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., 2017, cum laude
The Ohio State Law Journal, Staff Editor (2015-2016), Articles Editor (2016-2017)

Undergrad

The Ohio State University, B.A., History, 2013, magna cum laudewith honors in the Arts and Sciences

Bar Membership

Steve is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Ohio, 2017

Clerkships

Steve served as a clerk for the court(s) and judge(s) below:

Judicial Extern, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Honorable Judge Michael H. Watson, 2017

Judicial Extern, Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, Honorable Judge Richard A. Frye, 2016

Judicial Extern, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Honorable Judge Michael R. Barrett, 2015

Courts

Steve is admitted to practice before the following court(s):

United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

CALI Award for Excellence, Legal Analysis and Writing

CALI Award for Excellence, Evidence in Trial Practice

Ernest Karam Award, Legal Analysis and Writing I & II

LL.M. Legal Writing Fellow, 2016

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Hamilton County Youth Court, 2015