Melvyn J. Stauffer

Melvyn J. Stauffer

Attorney
Location:
Sandusky, Ohio
Phone:
419-625-8324
Fax:
419-625-9007
Email:

PRACTICE EMPHASIS:

Until recently, practice emphasis related to Business Law, including Labor Law; Trusts and Estates; and representation of charitable foundations. Present practice is limited to representation of public and private charitable foundations.

BACKGROUND AND PROFILE:

Mr. Stauffer received his B.A. from The Ohio State University, in 1947, and his LL.B. from the University of Michigan in 1951.

Mr. Stauffer participated in the campaign for funds for the establishment of Firelands College of Bowling Green State University and later served as initial Chairman of the Advisory Board of Bowling Green State University/Firelands College.

Mr. Stauffer was active in the 1985 consolidation of Good Samaritan Hospital and Sandusky Memorial Hospital, resulting in the establishment of Firelands Community Hospital and in the 2001 acquisition by Firelands Community Hospital of Providence Hospital, resulting in the establishment of Firelands Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Stauffer was active in the establishment of The Sandusky/Erie County Community Foundation in 1995 and served as the initial Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Community Foundation and presently serves as secretary and legal counsel.

Mr. Stauffer continues as director and legal counsel to The Randolph J. and Estelle M. Dorn Foundation, The Frost-Parker Foundation, and The Sam S. and Rose Stein Foundation.

Areas of Practice

  • Public and Private Charitable Foundations

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1951
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1964

Education

  • The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • LL.B., Bachelor of Law - 1951
  • Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1947

Past Employment Positions

  • Advisory Board of Bowling Green State University/Firelands College, Chairman

Pro Bono Activities

  • Consolidation of Good Samaritan Hospital, 1985 - Present
  • Consolidation of Sandusky Memorial Hospital, 1985 - Present
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, The Community Foundation
  • Secretary and Legal Counsel, The Community Foundation
  • Director and Legal Counsel, The Randolph J. and Estelle M. Dorn Foundation
  • Director and Legal Counsel, The Frost-Parker Foundation
  • Director and Legal Counsel, The Sam S. and Rose Stein Foundation

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Delta Theta Phi
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