Craig Sweeney

Attorney at Yoss Law Office

Location
Woodsfield, Ohio (Wheeling, West Virginia Area)
Industry
Law Practice

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Craig Sweeney's Overview

Current
  • Junior Partner at Yoss Law Office
Past
  • 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
Education
Connections

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Craig Sweeney's Experience

Junior Partner

Yoss Law Office

August 2011Present (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.

Educational Institution; 201-500 employees; Higher Education industry

May 2010August 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 2009June 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.

Intern

Toney and Douglass Attorneys at Law

October 2006January 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

  • Spanish

Craig Sweeney's Skills & Expertise

  1. Legal Research
  2. Westlaw
  3. Legal Writing
  4. Civil Litigation
  5. Criminal Law
  6. Courts
  7. Litigation
  8. International Law
  9. Personal Injury
  10. Mediation
  11. Family Law
  12. Commercial Litigation
  13. Legal Assistance
  14. Employment Law
  15. Research
  16. Estate Planning
  17. Appeals
  18. Public Speaking
  19. Lexis
  20. Criminal Defense

Craig Sweeney's Education

Ohio Northern University—Claude W. Pettit College of Law

J.D., Law

20082011

Employed at the Taggert Law Library

Activities and Societies: Student Bar Association class representative, 21st Amendment Society

DePauw University

B.A., Major: Political Science; Minors: Business Administration, Psychology

20042008

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

Honors Diploma

20002004

Craig Sweeney's Additional Information

Interests:

Studying the law, golf, basketball, baseball

Groups and Associations:

Ohio State Bar Association, Habitat for Humanity, Relay for Life

Honors and Awards:

Lilly Endowment Community Scholar (2004) -- Union County, Indiana

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