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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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We help our clients weigh risks and make decisions that protect what they’ve
worked hard to build.


Articles & News
Family Wealth & Estate Planning

Homestead and Domicile Considerations for Snowbirds – Ohio vs. Florida

By Brittany Pace, Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP We are often asked about the advantages and disadvantages of owning both Florida and Ohio real estate. There are two important rules that govern the analysis. Only one state can be your domicile, and only one property can be your primary residence. A desire to minimize the […]


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

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 in 2014, holds that those who […]

Articles & News
Business Law

Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Program “Goes Live” Part I

By Jordan C. Butler In September of 2016, the Ohio General Assembly legalized medical marijuana in the State of Ohio. The new law requires Ohio’s medical marijuana program to be fully operational by September 8, 2018. This narrow window to develop a functional infrastructure has put tremendous pressure on several state regulatory agencies to meet […]


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

Carl Aveni for Judge Fundraiser

Date: June 12, 2018 5:00 – 7:00 PM| Location: Carlile Patchen & Murphy, 366 East Broad St., Columbus, OH

Brittany Pace to Present at OSBA Live Seminar: Basics of Estate Administration

Date: June 14 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM | Location: Ohio State Bar Association, 1700 Lake Shore Dr, Columbus OH

NAWBO 2018 Visionary Leadership Conference

Date: June 22, 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM | Location: Marriott Columbus University Area, 3100 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus OH

Dublin Corporate Challenge 2018

Date: June 22, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Location: Dublin Jerome High School, 8300 Hyland Croy Road, Dublin OH

Jordan Butler to present at Powell Chamber of Commerce, Business & Breakfast: How the New Tax Laws Affect Small Businesses

Date: June 28, 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM | Location: Powell Chamber of Commerce, 50 S. Liberty Street, Suite 170, Powell OH