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Charles T. McGinnis III

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Charlie McGinnis, a partner at Freking Myers & Reul, is a trial lawyer with over 35 years of experience representing working people and providing for their legal needs.

Charles T Mcginnis III

Charlie McGinnis, a partner at Freking Myers & Reul, is a trial lawyer with over 35 years experience representing working people and providing for their legal needs. Charlie represents seriously injured individuals and provides our clients with estate planning and probate court representation. He has taught attorney continuing education courses on trusts, wills and estate planning and has been a frequent lecturer for the union, pre-retirement and retiree groups. A member of the Ohio Association of Justice as well as other national, state and local bar associations, he currently serves on the Cincinnati Bar Association Ethics Committee. Charlie also served as Executive Director of the Ohio Legal Services Fund and is a graduate of the University of Toledo College of Law. He and his wife are active in various community groups and are avid martial artists.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • – Personal Injury
  • – Wrongful Death
  • – Legal and Medical Malpractice
  • – Wills and Trusts
  • – Elder Law
  • – Probate Estates

Education

  • – B.A., Baldwin Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, Cuyahoga, May, 1973
  • – J.D., University of Toledo College of Law, Toledo, Ohio, January, 1978

Licenses

  • – State of Ohio
  • – U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • – U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Ohio
  • – U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • – U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan

Legal Career

  • – Partner, Freking Myers & Reul, LLC, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • – Attorney, Jackson & Associates
  • – Executive Director, Ohio Legal Services Fund, Inc.
  • – Managing Attorney, UAW Legal Services Plans
  • – Attorney, Gallon, Kalniz, & Iorio
  • – Attorney, Advocates for Basic Legal Equity, Inc.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • – Ohio Association for Justice
  • – Southwestern Ohio Trial Lawyers Association
  • – Ohio State Bar Association
  • – Cincinnati Bar Association
  • – Butler County Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • – Director, International Akido Federation
  • – Past Chairman, United States Aikido Federation
  • – President, Aikido of Cincinnati, Inc.,