Attorney at Yoss Law Office
- Woodsfield, Ohio (Wheeling, West Virginia Area)
- Law Practice
Craig Sweeney's Overview
- Junior Partner at Yoss Law Office
- Paid Summer Intern at Ohio Northern University Legal Clinic
- Project Coordinator -- Legal Intern at Miami University Community Federal Credit Union
- Intern at Toney and Douglass Attorneys at Law
- Ohio Northern University—Claude W. Pettit College of Law
- DePauw University
- Union County High School
Craig Sweeney's Experience
Yoss Law Office
August 2011 – Present (3 years 2 months) woodsfield, oh
I represent clients with legal issues involving oil and gas, domestic relations, and general civil litigation.
During my time at Yoss Law Office, I have mainly represented landowners in extinguishing outstanding mineral interests in his/her chain of title.
I have also represented landowners in lease negotiation, lease cancellation, and other disputes involving oil and gas law.
Paid Summer Intern
Educational Institution; 201-500 employees; Higher Education industry
May 2010 – August 2011 (1 year 4 months)
Work in both the Civil Clinic and the Transactional Clinic. Prepare legal documents for Divorce, Child Custody, NPOs, SS Disability, and more.
Project Coordinator -- Legal Intern
Miami University Community Federal Credit Union
May 2009 – June 2010 (1 year 2 months)
I reviewed the credit union's third party contracts and created a "Vendor Due Diligence" report for the CEO to present to the board of directors. I had to ensure that both the contract was in compliance with industry standards and that we were fully adhering to the terms and conditions of the third party contracts.
Additionally, I took on multiple projects for the bank CEO that covered a wide range of financial business including: real estate transactions, VISA card beacon scores, working with third parties to update the credit union's membership booklet, researching an identity theft solution product for the credit union to offer to members, creating a travel and reimbursement policy for employees. I also worked on a number of other smaller projected throughout the summer.
Toney and Douglass Attorneys at Law
October 2006 – January 2008 (1 year 4 months)
Part time internship -- I wrote memorandums and letters while I also drafted motions and orders. Additionally, I spent much of the internship interacting with different clients. Toney and Douglass is a law firm that practices in an array of law fields including: wills and trusts, personal injury, medical malpractice, estates and more.
Craig Sweeney's Organizations
Ohio Bar Association
- November 2011 to Present
Craig Sweeney's Languages
Craig Sweeney's Skills & Expertise
- Legal Research
- Legal Writing
- Civil Litigation
- Criminal Law
- International Law
- Personal Injury
- Family Law
- Commercial Litigation
- Legal Assistance
- Employment Law
- Estate Planning
- Public Speaking
- Criminal Defense
Craig Sweeney's Education
2008 – 2011
Employed at the Taggert Law Library
Activities and Societies: Student Bar Association class representative, 21st Amendment Society
B.A., Major: Political Science; Minors: Business Administration, Psychology
2004 – 2008
In Delta Upsilon I was elected House Manager in the Fall of 2005. House Manager takes care of all house maintenance and upkeep along with coordinating house cleanups. I was elected Risk Manager in the Fall of 2007. The Risk Manager oversees safety precautions in the house (i.e. fire alarm maintenance, locks, party security).
As a member of the Relay for Life Steering Committee I was in charge of Group Recruitment on-campus. This means that I was in charge for advertising the event and instructing organized groups on campus (i.e. fraternaties, sororities, choirs, sports teams) to sign up and participate in Relay for Life.
As a member of College Republicans I was elected Publicity Chair in the Fall of 2005 where I got experience in Advertising for group events across campus and in the community.
Activities and Societies: Delta Upsilon Fraternity, Relay for Life Steering Committee, College Republicans, Men Against Rape
Union County High School
2000 – 2004
Craig Sweeney's Additional Information
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