COLUMBUS – William L. Evans, of Kenton, was recently recognized by the Ohio State Bar Association for 50 years of service to the community and the legal profession.
Evans is a retired professor of law emeritus at the Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law. He is a past president of the Ohio State Bar Foundation and has served as chairman of the former Ohio CLE Institute.
Evans represented Ohio on the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. In his community, he serves as a trustee of the Hardin Memorial Hospital and the Hardin County Genealogy Society. He received his law degree from Ohio Northern University.
Evans was recognized as part of the OSBA’s District 16 annual meeting in Wapakoneta. District 16 includes more than 200 attorneys who practice in Allen, Auglaize, Hardin and Mercer counties.