April 5, 2017

Board of Trustees Endorse DBA Member Edward M. Smith Esq.

March 8, 2017

WHEREAS, the fair administration of justice and protection of the rights of our citizens
are at the forefront of the legal profession; and

WHEREAS, legal professionals invest significantly in the education and training to understand and implement the laws of our society; and

WHEREAS, the legal community is comprised of dedicated professionals with high standards, each making their specific contribution to the delivery of legal services; and

WHEREAS, Edward M. Smith has distinguished himself in the legal profession through his dedicated leadership and service with the Dayton Bar Association, the Dayton Bar Association Foundation and the Ohio State Bar Association through membership in numerous committees and serving as Chair of the OSBA Grievance Committee; therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees of the Dayton Bar Association endorses, Edward M. Smith, a proven and trusted leader, as a candidate for the office of
President-Elect of the Ohio State Bar Association.

Board of Trustees
Dayton Bar Association