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For over 50 years, Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP has been providing legal excellence to businesses, families and individuals. We value building long-lasting relationships with our clients and we are dedicated to protecting and preserving what is important to them.
At CPM, we foster collaborative, innovative problem solving and are structured to leverage the expertise of all our staff in order to provide the individual attention our clients have come to expect. Although each of our practice areas addresses its own unique matters, our clients understand that CPM can support multiple legal issues and will serve as a trusted partner through complex business and personal circumstances.

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Articles & News
Family Wealth & Estate Planning

Important Steps to Achieving Caregiving Readiness

By Family Wealth & Estate Planning Group Disability or incapacity can strike at any time, and in the event it happens to you, you won’t want to leave unanswered questions for your family. Planning ahead positions your loved ones to care for you effectively and efficiently in the event you lose the ability to manage […]


Court Ruling Upends Broker Protocol, Creates Obstacle To Job-Hopping

By Neil Weinberg and Katherine Chiglinsky By Neil Weinberg and Katherine Chiglinsky Financial advisors counting on an industry pact to switch jobs safely with clients in tow could run into obstacles after a ruling by a Georgia state court last week. The decision, involving advisors who jumped to Morgan Stanley from Aprio Wealth Management LLC […]

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Business Law

Ohio’s Medical Marijuana “Goes Live” Part II

By Alicia Nesline Shaw It’s all over the news, and in Ohio, companies and individuals are bracing for… or embracing… as the case may be, legal medical marijuana. But what does it look like to be a successful business trying to capitalize on this new market? What are the realities facing business owners who want […]


New Federal Evidence Rule Changes Reflect Modern World

By Carl A. Aveni II, Partner, Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP It has become cliché to observe that electronic evidence has changed every aspect of modern trial practice. From smartphones, to email, to Facebook, we each leave an electronic trail of our daily lives scattered across servers, hard drives, and the cloud. […]

Firm News & Events


Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP to Host TAGLaw® Legal Conference with Keynote Topic: Legal Implications Around Autonomous and Connected Vehicles”

Date: July 20, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM and July 21, 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM | Location: Hilton Columbus Downtown 401 N. High Street Columbus, OH

As seen on “Good Day Marketplace” on WTTE FOX 28, CPM Partner, Jane Higgins Marx speaks with show host, Shawn Ireland about “Legal Issues Around Caring For A Parent At Home”

Date: July 27, 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM | Location: WTTE FOX 28 Studio

Central Ohio BWPC Annual Social

Date: August 2, 5:00 – 7:00 PM | Location: Harvest Pizza, 45 N. High Street, Dublin

Central Ohio BWPC Meeting

Date: August 16, 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM | Location: BMI Federal Credit Union, 6165 Emerald Parkway, Dublin

Geoff Kunkler to present at at OSBA Legal Forum

Date: August 22-24, 1:30 – 3:00 PM | Location: Hilton Columbus at Easton, 3900 Chagrin Dr, Columbus

Geoff Kunkler to give an Estate Planning 101 workshop

Date: August 25, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM | Location: BMI Federal Credit Union, 6165 Emerald Parkway, Dublin