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Kathryn Lindsay Traven

Kathryn Lindsay Traven

Philip M. Collins & Associates Co., LPA
  • Business Law, Divorce, Estate Planning ...
  • Ohio
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While providing the personal attention of a small firm, our experience, knowledge of the law, qualified/trained staff, and cutting-edge technology, allow us to provide our clients with the highest quality legal services. We use prompt, effective communication and action to assist individuals and small businesses in resolving their legal needs. We keep clients advised in all phases of their legal issues, including planning, strategies, negotiations, alternative dispute resolution, and litigation. We utilize a network of affiliated professional consultants, including other attorneys, to provide our clients with specialized counsel in a wide variety of legal matters.

We assist our clients in many practice areas, including the following:

* Business Litigation
* Commercial Litigation
* Civil Litigation
* Contract Disputes
* Business Disputes
* Shareholder and Partner Disputes
* Labor and Employment Disputes
* Opinion Letters
* Contract Reviews
* Second Opinions
* Consultations
* Appeals


* 1031 Exchanges
* Asset Sales
* Asset Purchases
* Asset Protection
* Business Dissolution
* Business Financing
* Business Formation
* Business Operations
* Business Regulations
* Buy/Sell Agreements
* Bylaws
* Codes of Regulations
* Closing a Business
* Commercial Leases
* Confidentiality Agreements
* Contracts
* Corporations
* Employment Agreements
* Estate Planning
* Partnerships
* Forms and Contracts
* Incorporation & Legal Structures
* Independent Contractor Agreements
* Limited Liability Companies
* Limited Liability Partnerships
* Non-Profit Corporations
* Noncompete Agreements
* Severance Agreements
* Sole Proprietorships
* Starting a Business
* Stock Option Plans
* Succession Planning
* Tax Exempt 501(c)(3) Status

* Prenuptial Agreements
* Complex Divorce
* Child Custody
* Enforcement of Decrees and Judgment Entries
* Dissolutions
* Spousal Support
* Child Support
* Alimony
* Annulments
* Child Support Enforcement
* Dependency Proceedings
* Divorce
* Domestic Adoption
* Domestic Partnerships
* Domestic Court Proceedings
* Family Law
* Grandparent Custody
* Grandparent Visitation Rights
* Grandparent Rights
* Guardianship
* Parental Rights
* Postnuptial Agreements
* Prenuptial Agreements
* Relocation
* Separation


* Contested Accountings
* Contesting a Will
* Representation of Executors, Trustees, Beneficiaries, Creditors, Fiduciaries
* Estate Litigation
* Inheritance Disputes
* Invalidating Trusts
* Kinship Proceedings
* Life Estates
* Life Insurance Trusts
* Living Trusts
* Power of Attorney
* Probate Litigation
* Living Wills
* Retirement Planning
* Trust Contests
* Wills
* Will Contests
* Wrongful Death
* Legal Guidance for Administrators
* Legal Guidance for Executors
* Legal Guidance for Guardians
* Legal Guidance for Trustees

We represent individuals and small businesses in all Ohio counties, including:

Ashland County
Athens County
Carroll County
Clark County
Clermont County
Clinton County
Coshocton County
Delaware County
Fairfield County
Fayette County
Franklin County
Fulton County
Gallia County
Greene County
Highland County
Hocking County
Holmes County
Jackson County
Lawrence County
Licking County
Lorain County
Lucas County
Madison County
Meigs County
Mercer County
Monroe County
Morgan County
Morrow County
Muskingum County
Perry County
Pickaway County
Pike County
Ross County
Stark County
Summit County
Union County
Vinton County

Capital University Law School
Honors: Graduated Cum Laude and appointed to the Order of the Curia
Activities: While at Capital, I served on the Editorial Board of the Capital University Law Review as an Associate Editor (2004-2005) and Research Editor (2005-2006). In addition, I worked as a teaching assistant in the legal research and writing department for two years, and studied comparative law in Germany and Greece in the summer of 2004.
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Miami University of Ohio
B.S. | Finance, Management Information Systems
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Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Philip M. Collins & Associates Co., LPA
- Current
I joined the law firm of Philip M. Collins & Associates Co., LPA as an attorney in the fall of 2006. I previously worked as a law clerk of Philip M. Collins & Associates Co., LPA during my third year of law school. I am licensed to practice in Ohio, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, and am a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and Columbus Bar Association.
Professional Associations
Ohio State Bar
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Columbus Bar Association
- Current
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Ohio Women's Bar Association
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
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Philip M. Collins & Associates Co., LPA
21 E State St
Suite 2300
Columbus, OH 43215
Telephone: (614) 228-1144
Fax: (614) 228-7619