Peter F. von Meister
Peter F. von Meister
  • Of Counsel

Biography

University of Cincinnati College of Law J.D. 1972

Licensed in Ohio, Virginia, District of Columbia, U.S. Supreme Court.

Forty-eight years experience in civil trial, appellate, Supreme Court of Ohio practice with high success rate. Many N.A.S.D. and FINRA arbitrations and U.S. District Court mediations and over 40 years experience. Practice now focused on business sales and acquisitions, executive employment & termination matters; fiduciary (estate, power or attorney, trustee) malfeasance; fire & explosion cases; professional malpractice (legal, architectural, engineering); US. Army active & reserve 1967-1975

Practice Areas:

  • Service as Mediator 35%
  • Fiduciary Litigation 35%
  • Complex Commercial Transactions 30%

Representative Clients

  • NCR Corporation (f.k.a. National Cash Register Company) 1981-1986

Education

  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • J.D.
  • Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois
    • B.A. - 1969
    • Major: English

Past Positions

  • McIntosh, McIntosh, & Knabe, Attorney, 1973 to 1977
  • Santarelli, Sandground & Good, 1977 to 1979
  • Self-Employed, 1979 to 1981
  • NCR Corporation, Senior Counsel, 1981 to 1986
  • Green & Green Lawyers, Principal, 1986 to 2020
  • Moot Court, Mock Trial, Volunteer Judge, 1990 to 2020

Classes & Seminars

  • N. Virginia Paralegal School, 1977 to 1979
  • Fiduciary Malfeasance , Dayton Bar Association, 2013
  • Litigation Discovery, 2011

Bar Admission

  • Ohio, 1972
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia

Pro-Bono Activities

  • U.S. District Court Mediator, 1995 to Present
  • Dayton Volunteer Lawyers, 2000 to 2015

Professional Associations

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member, 1972 to Present
  • Virginia Bar Association, Member, 1978 to Present
  • D.C. Bar Association, 1978 to Present
  • Federal Bar Association , 2014 to Present
  • Dayton Bar Association, Member, 1987 to Present
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, 1973 to Present

References

  • Hon. Walter H. Rice
  • Hon. Jack Meagher (Retired)
  • Hon. Jonathan Hein
  • Hon. Jeffrey Froelich

Languages

  • English
  • German