FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE, Lancaster, Ohio – April 1, 2019 (Last edited July 15, 2020)
Kathryn Cornelius-Blume has joined the law offices of Dagger Johnston Miller Ogilvie & Hampson, LLP where she will focus on criminal defense, juvenile law, personal injury, and general civil litigation for her legal practice. She will be available for consultations and walk-in appointments in the Lancaster, Ohio, office. Meetings and consultations may be scheduled in our Canal Winchester, Ohio, office by making prior arrangements.
Prior to beginning in her private legal practice career, Cornelius-Blume was a staff attorney at Southeastern Ohio Legal Services where she practiced all areas of civil litigation. She found her passion for litigation while in law school and gained valuable first-hand experience as a certified legal intern at the Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio. She was also a law clerk at Gerhardstein and Branch Co. LPA and a judicial externship for Justice Sharon Kennedy at the Ohio Supreme Court.
“Kathryn’s unique experiences and legal expertise is a tremendous asset to our legal team” said Jeff J. Spangler, managing partner at Dagger Law. “She is a passionate advocate for our community and clients.”
Cornelius-Blume received her a bachelor’s degree in psychology and history from the University of Pittsburgh, in Pennsylvania. She received her Juris doctor (law) degree from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, where she was the senior article editor of Human Rights Quarterly.
She is actively involved in the community serving the Fairfield County Pro Bono Clinic, Fairfield County Domestic Relations help desk, Legal Aid Society of Columbus Fresh Start Clinic, Ohio Domestic Violence Network Pro Bono Attorney and Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Central Ohio. Attorney Cornelius-Blume is also a current member of the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (OACDL), Fairfield County Bar Association, Fairfield County Women’s Bar Association as well as the Hocking County Bar Association.