Matthew Duncan Selected for Ohio State Bar Foundation’s District 11 Community Service Award

Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC is proud to announce that Partner Matthew R. Duncan has been selected to receive the Ohio State Bar Foundation’s District 11 Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and Under.

This award is presented to attorneys, 40 years of age or younger, who contribute substantial time and effort in service to a local social duty, or a local civic, artistic, or cultural organization. The service must be outside the recipients’ practice of law and must be given without compensation. Emphasis is place on current work. Recipients should represent the ideals of the legal profession and, by example, be a credit to the profession.

Duncan will receive the award at the Ohio State Bar Association District 11 Annual meeting to be held spring of 2016.

“This award is presented to honorees in each of the Ohio State Bar Association Districts,” said Beth Gillespie, Program and Events Manager of the Ohio State Bar Foundation. “A statewide recipient will be chosen from these district honorees.”

Duncan is a current board member and past president of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Summit, Medina and Stark Counties. He is also a board member and current Board Chair of The Love Akron Network.

Duncan began his career with the firm in 1998 as a docket clerk. He attended the Case Western Reserve University Law School and earned his Juris Doctor in 2003.  He focuses his practice on creditors’ rights, bankruptcy and litigation. Duncan is experienced in a broad range of litigation areas including commercial litigation, foreclosures, probate litigation, asbestos product liability and oil and gas litigation. He lives in Medina, Ohio with his wife, Jessica.

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