Our Mission… to create a legendary customer service experience that adheres to the highest ethical standards.
Meet the Team:
Philip King is an Ohio MBE-certified attorney and founding member of the firm, Law Office of Philip A. King, LLC. For ten years, Mr. King advocated for justice in the public sector, most recently with the Ohio Supreme Court’s Office of Disciplinary Counsel. He has litigated more than 90 federal cases, 100 state cases, 30 disciplinary cases and four class actions. Philip has also won 7 federal trials and made 6 oral arguments before the Ohio Supreme Court.
Mr. King has over 17 years of trial experience. He currently listed as an Adjunct Professor at Capital University Law School and lectures on Legal Ethics at Continuing Legal Education Seminars across the state. His broad range of knowledge further allows him to preside as a Hearing Officer for four state agencies and pro-bono corporate counsel for the Ohio Christian Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Though his work in the public sector was gratifying, Mr. King saw a clear need to make the law more understandable and accessible to individuals with real world problems. As a result, the Law Office of Philip A. King, LLC assists individuals with probate, estate planning and guardianship issues where Mr. King strives to give superior service while making the law as clear, simple and affordable as possible.
Attorney Philip King’s Legal Experience and Career Highlights:
• Has over 17 years of trial experience
• Litigated over 90 federal cases, over 100 state cases, over 30 attorney disciplinary cases, and 4 class actions
• Won 7 federal trials
• Litigated 4 class actions
• Made 6 oral arguments before the Supreme Court of Ohio
• Presides over administrative hearings as a Hearing Officer for 4 state agencies
• Adjunct Professor member at Capital University Law School
• Trial Advocacy instructor for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy 2010-2013
• Lectures at Continuing Legal Education seminars on Legal Ethics across Ohio
• Pro bono legal services for the Christian Congregations of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Ohio
• Ohio MBE-Certified since 2015
Mary E. Farah, Esq.
Mary Farah was admitted to the Ohio bar in November 2016, and joined our office as an associate in the probate division in 2017. A graduate of the Moritz College of Law, she externed for both the Franklin County Probate Court and the public benefits team of the Legal Aid Society of Columbus. Attorney Farah served as a Chief Managing Editor of the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law and earned distinction as a Public Service Fellow with Dean’s Special Recognition. Long interested in probate and estate planning, Attorney Farah is ready to use her knowledge of estate and gift taxation and advanced legal research skills to handle your probate or estate planning matter with compassion.
Ms. Janet B. Williams
With more than 20 years of service in the legal field, Ms. Janet Williams assists with the Office’s Guardianships, Probate, Estate, and Estate Planning matters. Ms. Williams’ experience includes the preparation of wills, living wills, durable powers of attorney and name changes but she also has experience in real estate, personal injury, collections and family law. Janet regularly attends legal seminars and continuing legal education events. Janet holds a Certificate from Sawyer School of Business and an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies from Columbus State Community College.
Ms. Kathy E. Borean
Ms. Kathy Borean is the first person you’ll meet when you enter the Law Office. Ms. Borean has 28 years of experience in the legal field and she brings a broad range of skills to the Office including office managerial experience, experience in billing and accounting, real estate, collections and bankruptcy. Ms. Borean is quite knowledgeable about most office matters and is always willing to help.