Law Office of Jeffrey B. Sams, LLC

Results Driven. Client Focused.

ATTORNEY PROFILES

Education

The Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, Ohio, J.D., 1987
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, A.B. Political Science, Summa Cum Laude, 1984

Bar Admissions

Ohio, 1988
West Virginia (Inactive Status), 1987
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 1990
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2014
U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1998

Seminars/Classes Taught

Collection Law for the Small Business Owner, Hocking College Spring Speakers Series, 2013
Commercial Collections: Legal Strategies from A to Z, National Business Institute, 2011
How to Get Paid for Your Work, Hocking College, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
Collection Law from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, 2007 and 2008
Ohio Mechanic’s Lien Law, Tri-County Home Builders Association, 2007
How To Successfully Collect on Judgments in Ohio, National Business Institute, 2005
Commercial Litigation and Debt Collection, Tri-County Home Builders Association, 2005
Advanced Collection Strategies in Ohio, National Business Institute, 2004
Collection Law in Ohio, Lorman Education Services, 2004
Debt Collection 2004, Ohio State Bar Association CLE Institute, 2004
How to Represent Yourself or Your Corporation in Ohio’s Small Claims Court, Lorman Education Services, 2000
Debt Collection 1999, Ohio State Bar Association CLE Institute, 1999

Professional Associations & Memberships

Ohio State Bar Association
Fairfield County Bar Association
Columbus Bar Association 

Community Involvement

Supporter of Earth Angel Super Cruise-In, Twig SW-5, Pickerington North Athletics and Band,
Hocking Country Junior Fair and Pickerington North Mock Trial Advisor, 2007-2013

Reported and Other Cases

Kirk Excavating and Constr., Inc. v. Columbus Equipment Company, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 14949
Kirk Excavating and Constr., Inc. v. AYS Oilfield, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 123094
Kirk Excavating and Constr., Inc. v. AYS Oilfield, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 143762
American Savings Bank v Wrage, 2016 Ohio 2879
Farm Credit Services v Pertuset, 2015 Ohio 3558
Delaware Cnty. Bank & Trust Co. v. PMAC Lending Services, Inc., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 66608
Columbus Equipment Company v. RKJ Enterprises, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 111684
WesBanco Bank, Inc. v Ettayem, 2015 Ohio 1230
American Savings Bank v Wrage, 2014 Ohio 2168
Farm Credit Services v Pertuset, 2014 Ohio 1289
Pertuset v. Farm Credit Services of MidAmerica, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 165590
American Savings Bank v Pertuset, 2014 Ohio 1290
Leonard v Georgesville Center, LLC, 2013 Ohio 5713
Leonard v Georgesville Center, LLC, 2013 Ohio 5390
Piemonte v Malatesta, 2013 Ohio 4688
The Citizens Bank of Logan v Hines, 2013 Ohio 690
American Savings Bank v Pertuset, 2013 Ohio 566
Farm Credit Services v Pertuset, 2013 Ohio 567
Piemonte v Malatesta, 2013 Ohio 4
MidState Educators Credit Union, Inc. v. Werner, 175 Ohio App. 3d 288, 2008-Ohio-641
Tubelite Co. v. Original Sign Studio, Inc., 176 Ohio App 3d 241, 2008-Ohio-1905
Jenkins v Wilson, 2005-Ohio-4449
Oakley v The Citizens Bank of Logan, 2004 Ohio 6824
Oakley v The Citizens Bank of Logan, 2004 Ohio 1995
Kelly Dewatering & Construction v R.E. Holland Excavating, 2003 Ohio 5670
American Motorists Ins Co v Olin Hunt, 2001 Ohio App. Lexis 4169
Kent v Huntington National Bank, 145 Ohio App. 3d 745
Huntington Center Associates v Schwartz Kelm Warren & Ramirez, 2000 Ohio App. Lexis 4388
Security Pacific v Hamilton, 1998 Ohio App. Lexis 689
National Union Fire Ins Co v Hall, 1998 Ohio App. Lexis 5559
Verco Industries v Fintastic, 1998 Ohio App. Lexis 5488
Siemens Nixdorff v Accurate Keypunch, 1996 Ohio App. Lexis 3289
Shokles v Beatley, 1995 Ohio App. Lexis 5630 

 

 

Education

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio, J.D., 2015
Chief Managing Editor, The Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution
CALI Award, Trial Practice
The Judge Joseph H. Harter Memorial Award (for achievement in trial practice)
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, B.A. in Political Science, 2012

Bar Admissions

Ohio, 2015
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2016

Professional Associations & Memberships

Ohio State Bar Association
Columbus Bar Association
Women Lawyers of Franklin County

Community Involvement

WSYX Ask the Attorney Volunteer
Volunteer Judge for College and High School Mock Trial Competitions