Ohio State Bar Association Honors Bolton, Dutton – Business Journal Daily
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State Bar Association this week recognized two Youngstown attorneys for 50 years of service to the community and the legal profession.
The winners are Stephen T. Bolton and Paul M. Dutton. They were recognized at the Ohio Bar District 13 Annual Meeting at the Daniel L. Rossi Auditorium in Mill Creek Metro Parks. District 13 includes nearly 400 attorneys who practice in Columbiana and Mahoning counties
Bolton is retired from Manchester, Newman & Bennett, where he began his career, practiced commercial litigation and served as chairman from 1991 until his retirement. Bolton is a former member of the Ohio Bar’s Board of Governors and served as the Bar’s 13th District Representative from 2015-2018. Previously, he was a member of the Ohio Bar’s Council of Delegates for many years. . In addition to the Ohio Bar, he is a member of the Mahoning County Bar Association, where he received the 2008 Professionalism Award. Bolton earned his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Virginia
Dutton is a partner at Harrington Hoppe & Mitchell Ltd. where he focuses his practice on business law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate development, estate planning, elder law and public sector law. In addition to the Ohio Bar, he is a member of the Mahoning County Bar Association and the Nathaniel R. Jones Inn of the Federal Court. In his community, Dutton is Solicitor for the Village of Lordstown and General Counsel for Valley Economic Development Partners, formerly the Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corporation. He was a trustee of Central State University, president of the Ohio Board of Regents, and a trustee of Youngstown State University, where he continues to teach as an adjunct instructor in business ethics. Dutton has also served on the Ohio Courts Futures Commission of the Supreme Court of Ohio and is the director of the Akron Children’s Hospital Foundation. He received his undergraduate degree from Youngstown State University and his law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
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