Attorney Clay Crates of Arthur, O’Neil, Mertz, Michel & Brown graduated from the Ohio State Bar Association’s Leadership Academy in July of 2014. The Leadership Academy is a six month program that focuses on teaching and enhancing the leadership qualities of the participates in order to make them more effective leaders in their profession and their community.

*Clay is pictured back-row center with all of the 2014 Leadership Academy graduates. Front-row center seated is Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor of the Ohio Supreme Court. To her right is the Ohio Bar Association’s Immediate Past President Jonathan Hollingsworth.