William R. Montgomery, Partner

Bill Montgomery is a graduate of Fremont Ross High School, Ohio University, and the Ohio State University College of Law.

After graduating from Ohio University with a degree in history and English, Bill taught English in public schools prior to entering law school at The Ohio State University.

After law school, Bill joined Smith, Smith, & Montgomery, and practices in the areas of civil trial litigation, contracts and business transactional matters, real estate, estate planning and administration, guardianship and probate administration, and trust law and administration.

Bill is a member and past president of the Logan County Bar Association and a Sustaining Member and former District Delegate of Ohio State Bar Association. He is also a member of the Ohio Bar Foundation and is admitted to practice in all Ohio courts and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

Bill has achieved an AV peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Bill and his wife Karen are actively involved in various community, non-profit and charitable organizations, and enjoy outdoor sporting activities, music, and the arts. Bill is a past President of the local United Way, Hilliker YMCA, Kiwanis Club, International Friendship Center, and Community Concerts Associations.

Bill has served on the Board of Directors of the Logan County Chamber of Commerce, Logan County Board of Elections, Ohio Mental Health Board, Ohio Legal Rights Services Board, Downtown Bellefontaine Partnership, Mad River Theatre Works, Congressional U.S. Academy Review Board, and numerous other boards and organizations.

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