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CLEVELAND - The law firm of Roetzel & Andress LPA has announced that on Oct. 19, 2011, Diana M. Thimmig was installed as president of the Federal Bar Association - Northern District of Ohio Chapter. Following an afternoon reception, Chief Judge Solomon Oliver Jr. delivered the oath of office to Thimmig in Courtroom 19A of the Carl B. Stokes U.S. Court House here.
Thimmig, currently of counsel with Roetzel in its Cleveland office, focuses her practice on complex business and commercial litigation, bankruptcy cases and insolvency proceedings. She is the 2009 recipient of the Federal Bar Association's Elaine R. "Boots" Fisher Award in recognition of her exemplary community, public and charitable service.
Thimmig is a past president of the Cuyahoga County Bar Association (2005-2006) and past president of the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland (2003-2005). She has been recognized for her volunteerism and pro bono legal work by many institutions, including the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Cuyahoga County Bar Foundation, Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation and the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland. Moreover, Thimmig has an AV rating (the highest rating available) from the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and has been named an "Ohio Super Lawyer" annually for the past eight years.
Thimmig earned her B.A. in Political Science from John Carroll University, and her J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. She is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, the Cuyahoga County Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association. Thimmig is admitted to practice in Ohio; the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit and Sixth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Michigan, Northern District of Ohio and Western District of Pennsylvania; and the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Federal Bar Association - Northern District of Ohio is a voluntary, professional organization for attorneys and the judiciary who practice in the federal system or have an interest in federal law. The FBA is committed to strengthening the federal legal system and administration of justice by serving the interest and needs of the federal practitioner, both public and private, the federal judiciary and the public they serve. For more information, visit fba-ndohio.org.
Founded in 1876, Roetzel is a law firm with 13 offices throughout Ohio, Florida, Illinois, New York and Washington, D.C. The firm has more than 200 attorneys who provide comprehensive, integrated legal counsel in more than 40 different areas of law, and practice both nationally and internationally. For more information, visit ralaw.com.