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Having a legal adviser as part of your team is no longer a luxury; it is a business necessity. In this day and age, proactive legal advice can steer you clear of costly mistakes and help you plan for long-term success. We see our job as helping clients grow by helping you make pragmatic, economical decisions in an increasingly complex marketplace. We will help you weigh risks and make decisions that protect what you have worked hard to build up.

Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP has served Ohio businesses and the people who own and operate them since 1967. We pride ourselves on providing a full range of legal services for businesses, from entity formation and ownership interests to financing, tax and estate planning, mergers and acquisitions, employment questions, litigation, family law matters, and many other areas that impact your life.

Contact Information

366 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-228-6135

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James R. Moats James R. Moats Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP
Practicing in: Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
Practicing in: Commercial Transactions / UCC Law

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    Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP

    Contact Information

    366 East Broad Street
    Columbus, OH 43215
    Phone: 614-228-6135


    Managing Partner


    Office Adminstrator


    Partners: 21
    Of Counsel: 8
    Associates: 6
    Paralegals: 8
    Non-Legal Employees: 27

    Practice Areas

    Banking and Finance Law
    Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
    Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
    Commercial Litigation
    Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
    Corporate Law
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
    Employment Law - Management
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
    Labor Law - Management
    Litigation - Securities
    Non-Profit / Charities Law
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
    Securities Regulation
    Tax Law
    Trusts and Estates