Serving Notice for July 18, 2014

PETER A. PAVARINI begins his term as president of the American Health Lawyers Association, the largest, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) educational organization devoted to healthcare legal issues. Pavarini, a Squire Patton Boggs partner and co-leader of the firm’s healthcare practice group, represents hospitals and other healthcare providers in regulatory and transactional matters.

Weston Hurd announces that JOSHUA C. BERNS and DOUGLAS R. UNVER have joined the firm’s Columbus office. Berns is an associate and will concentrate his practice on commercial, civil and general litigation, as well as insurance coverage and insurance defense matters. Unver joins the firm as a partner and will focus his practice on workers’ compensation matters. He has served in the office of the Ohio Attorney General, representing public universities and agencies.

Carpenter Lipps & Leland is pleased to announce that CAITLIN E. MURPHY has joined the firm as an associate.

A special salute to volunteers ROB ERNEY and JOHN ALASTRA, who worked the phones in evening hours before Red, White and Boom, answering community callers. If you would like to volunteer for any Wednesday evening (5:00-7:00pm), contact Marion Smithberger at or call (614) 340-2070. All conversations with callers are private and confidential, and the 100+ callers are grateful for the free advice.