Résumé of:

Anthony Touschner
OFFICE:
Tate & Renner
505 N. Wooster Ave.
P.O. Box 8
Dover, OH 44622-0008
(330) 364-9900, Ext. 203
FAX: (330) 364-9901
Email: touschner@yahoo.com

www.taterenner.com


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
TATE & RENNER
Dover, Ohio

Attorney. May, 2004, to present.

Attorney in private law firm handling a general practice in civil law matters.

Counsels clients in the following matters:

  • housing
  • employment
  • consumer
  • bankruptcy
  • Social Security
  • personal injury
  • foreclosure defense
  • civil rights
SOUTHEASTERN OHIO LEGAL SERVICES PROGRAM.
New Philadelphia, Zanesville & Columbus. July, 2001, to May 2004.

Litigation Director (2001 to 2003) and Staff Attorney (2003 to 2004) representing clients in federal and state courts at trial and appellate levels. As Litigation Director, supervised the legal work of 35 attorneys.
ADVOCATES FOR BASIC LEGAL EQUALITY, INC. Toledo, Ohio.
May, 1997, to July, 2001.
Attorney in the Special Litigation and Support Unit. Handled impact housing cases at the trial and appellate levels. Conducted a two-week jury trial involving the firebombing of the house of an African-American family and the public housing authority's refusal to relocate them to a safer neighborhood.


NOTED CASES
  • Stevens v. Califano (U.S.D.C. N.D.Ohio) (co-counsel). Obtained judgment that federal benefit program and 42 U.S.C. 607 were unconstitutional because of sex discrimination. Affirmed by U.S. Supreme Court in Califano v. Westcott, 443 U.S. 76.
  • Prevo v. National Corporation for Housing partnerships (U.S.D.C. N.D.Ohio). Established due process right to "good cause" eviction in Section 236 federally subsidized private housing project.
  • Kimble v. Kimble, 2002-Ohio 6667. Established the right to receive continued spousal support after remarriage of the obligee, overruling prior Ohio Supreme Court precedent.
  • State, ex rel. Ventrone, v. Birkel, 54 Ohio St.2d 461. Obtained writ of mandamus ordering Summit County to pay general relief benefits in an amount sufficient to maintain health and decency of recipients; affirmed by Ohio Supreme Court.

EDUCATION

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW.
Cleveland, Ohio.

J.D. awarded

BORROMEO SEMINARY OF OHIO. Cleveland, Ohio.

B.A. in History and Philosophy awarded.
Graduated Cum Laude and first in class


BACKGROUND

Professional Philosophy of Law Practice

Attorneys must give clients the information needed to make decisions affecting their cases. Effective management requires measurable objectives focused on the organization's mission. All personnel need to work together as a team to fulfill clearly defined objectives. Finding and nurturing each individual's unique skills and interests enhances an organization's development.

Personal

Married to Linda Pettit. Four grown child by previous marriage.

Bar Admissions

Admitted to practice before the Ohio and U.S. Supreme Courts, U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio.


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