Joshua Didion Certified as Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law

December 20, 2017


Attorney Joshua Didion Certified as a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the Ohio State Bar Association

Marshall Melhorn is pleased to announce that Attorney Joshua Didion is now a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law. This certification by the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) denotes lawyers with demonstrated expertise in particular legal fields, well beyond the basic requirements for licensing to practice law.

The OSBA is accredited by the Supreme Court of Ohio to certify attorneys as specialists in certain areas of law. Certification requirements are rigorous and include: substantial involvement in the particular field of law; a minimum of 36 hours intermediate or advanced continuing legal education in the field in the prior three years; and passage of a written exam on the area of practice. Five professional references from judges and/or other certified attorneys attesting to the attorney’s competency in the area are also needed. Because attorneys must earn and maintain certification, certified specialist status is different from honorary certifications or awards.

Josh is one of only 5 Ohio attorneys that will be certified as a specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law on January 1st, 2018. He joins attorneys Chad Baker (Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law) and Margaret Lockhart (Labor and Employment Law) who are also certified specialists at Marshall Melhorn. 

For additional information about certification or about estate planning and probate law services at Marshall Melhorn, please contact us by calling 419-249-7141 or emailing