Press Releases

Gerald McDonald Appointed Law Director for the City of Huber Heights

March 15, 2017

PS&E is  pleased to announce that Gerald L. McDonald has been appointed Law Director for the City of Huber Heights.     Jerry has served as the City of Vandalia’s Law Director since 2005 and has been Huber Heights’ Assistant Law Director since 2006. He also provides legal services to other municipalities and townships regarding real estate and development matters.  McDonald is a 1993 graduate of the Stetson College of Law and holds a Bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University.  He is admitted to the bar in Ohio, Florida, and Michigan.  Gerald McDonald is a Principle with PS&E in the firm’s Business practice group focusing on Municipal, General Business, Real Estate, and Corporate Law.  Click here for more information about  Mr. McDonald. more

PS&E Attorneys enjoy the YWCA Women of Influence Luncheon!

March 9, 2017

Once again, this year the YWCA Women of Influence Luncheon was a huge success.  Attorneys, Shahrzad Allen, Jeff Senney and Fred Hatton (not pictured) enjoyed lunch and hearing the wonderful stories of the strong Women of Influence.  Congratulations and well done!

Congrats to Jim Kelleher!

February 23, 2017

Congratulations to James W. Kelleher for being elected to the Board of the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation.  The Good Samaritan Jim KelleherHospital Foundation was founded in 1973 when the Hospital leaders realized they needed a dedicated—and separate—nonprofit entity to manage charitable contributions. Today, the Foundation provides approximately $500,000 each year to programs, improving the health of our community. By Good Samaritans coming together with patients and families, amazing things have happened.  Click here to read more about the foundation.  Mr. Kelleher is a Shareholder with the firm and has more than 35 years of experience in personal injury and wrongful death cases.  He represents injured clients, their families and the estates of the deceased persons who have been injured or killed due to the negligence of individuals or corporations. more

Shahrzad Allen Named Rising Star!

February 9, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Shahrzad P. Allen has been selected as 2017 Ohio Super Lawyer, Rising Star as published in Ohio Super Lawyers magazine.  Each year, no more than five percent of attorneys in the state of Ohio are chosen to be listed as an Ohio Super Lawyer.  The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of Rising Starcandidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.  Shahrzad leads the team at PS&E with matters involving immigration law, including citizenship, family based immigration, employment and investment based immigration, non-immigrant visas and asylum cases.  Immigration law is highly specialized, very technical and is a constantly changing area of law.   Shahrzad stays abreast of these changes and provides creative solutions to assist individuals and companies with all their immigration needs.  Shahrzad has successfully prepared employment based and family based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions for her clients.  She has also successfully represented individuals before the Immigration Court.   Being a naturalized citizen herself,  Shahrzad knows first -hand how much a well-qualified immigration attorney can improve the life of foreign nationals.  Shahrzad received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Dayton, and her undergraduate degree and her MBA at Wright State University.  Pickrel, Schaeffer & Ebeling Co., LPA, serving clients for over 100 years, would like to congratulate  Shahrzad! more

Don Schweller named Super Lawyer!

January 19, 2017

We are pleased to announce Donald G. Schweller has been selected as 2017 Ohio Super Lawyer, as published in Ohio Super Lawyers magazine.  Each year, no more than five percent of attorneys in the state of Ohio are chosen to be listed as an Ohio Super Lawyer.  The annual selections are made after an extensive evaluation process which includes a survey of lawyers and individual interviews. Donald G. Schweller, has been with Pickrel, Schaeffer and Ebeling for 59 yearsHe ia Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, and member of the Probate Department practicing in the areas of estate planning, trust and probate.  Pickrel, Schaeffer & Ebeling Co., LPA, recently celebrated its 100th year of serving clients, would like to congratulate Don on this outstanding accomplishment!! more

Andrew C. Storar becomes Ohio State Bar Foundation President!

January 10, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Andrew C. Storar, president of Pickrel, Schaeffer and Ebeling began his one year term as president of the Ohio State Bar Foundation (OSBF) on January 1, 2017.  The OSBF is the charitable arm of the Ohio State Bar Association.   Andy will lead a group of over 1,000 legal professionals toward the mission of improving public understanding of the law and building a better justice system.  To accomplish this they do several things including giving grants, Ohio State Barproviding leadership programs, and recognizing contributors through different Awards.  Last year the Foundation awarded approximately $900,000 in grants.   Andy has over 30 years of experience representing entrepreneurs, individuals and businesses in a wide range of industries.  Since 2015, he has been selected as an Ohio Super Lawyer.  Andy serves on many non-profit and charitable organizations.  He is past president of the Kettering Education Foundation, Former President of Places Board of Directors Inc., Distinguished Life Fellow of the Ohio State Bar Foundation, and former member of the Ohio State Bar Association Board of Governors.  Congratulations Andy! more

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