PAULDING — Paulding County attorney Harvey Hyman was among 21 Ohio attorneys who recently graduated from the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) 201 leadership academy.
Hyman is a third-generation attorney at the family firm, Hyman & Hyman Ltd. where he focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, probate, real estate, civil litigation, bankruptcy and criminal defense. He is a member and past president of the Paulding County Bar Association and serves on the Northwest Ohio Bar Association grievance committee, as well as the OSBA council of delegates, representing the OSBA’s 3rd district.
He has served as the vice president of the Paulding Chamber of Commerce and as president of United Way of Paulding County. Hyman graduated from Hillsdale College and earned his law degree from the University of Toledo School of Law.
The OSBA leadership academy is designed to nurture and prepare lawyers for effective leadership in the association, the legal profession and their communities. The interactive training program is conducted during a five-month period in six sessions during which participants interact with a diverse group of seasoned attorneys and other professionals, learning about topics such as civility, ethics, branding and thought leadership.
The leadership academy is limited to 24 lawyers annually who have practiced law between one and 10 years. Attorneys are selected on their stated commitment to the goals of the academy, a demonstrated history of interaction with the legal and civic communities and diversity.