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Of Counsel

Eric L. Calvert

  • Of Counsel, Robinson & McElwee PLLC, 2017 - Present
  • VP of Land, Alliance Petroleum Corporation, 2014 - 2016
  • Corporate Counsel, Trinity Coal Corporation, 2010 - 2014
  • Partner, Bowles Rice McDavid Graff & Love, LLP, 2009 - 2010
  • Corporate Counsel, VP, Secretary, West Virginia, Maryland and Virginia American Water Companies, 2006 - 2009
  • Associate, Bowles Rice McDavid Graff & Love, LLP, 2001 - 2006

Stephen D. Annand

  • Senior Litigation Counsel, Robinson & McElwee PLLC, 2014
  • Vice Chairman, Financial Services and Mortgage Litigation Practice Group, Robinson & McElwee
  • Of Counsel, Mullens and Mullens PLLC, 2013-2014
  • The Cochran Firm, D.C., 2002-2013
  • Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll, 2000-2002
  • Shuman, Annand & Poe, 1984-2000
  • Cohen, Vitt & Annand, 1974-1

Bruce E. Smith

Mr. Bruce Smith has been an attorney at Geiger Teeple since 1976. He maintains a general practice with an emphasis on oil and gas law and civil litigation.

Mr. Smith has represented clients throughout the State of Ohio and has briefed and argued cases in five of Ohio’s appellate districts. He served for five years as an Acting Judge of the Alliance Municipal Court.

Michael A. Ogline

Mr. Michael Ogline focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, probate, business planning, business formation and succession planning. His practice includes the use of sophisticated planning techniques, drafting of tax sensitive documents, and representation of clients before the IRS.  He is certified as a specialist in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law by the Ohio State Bar Association.

Lynn A. Smith

  • Of Counsel, Robinson & McElwee, 2018
  • Chair, Business Law Department, Robinson & McElwee, 2012
  • Member, Robinson & McElwee, 1987-2017
  • Associate, Robinson & McElwee, 1983-1986
  • Associate, Love, Wise, Robinson & Woodroe, 1981-1983

Ms. Smith's practice emphasizes the representation of business clients in the negotiation, due diligence, document preparation and consummation of complex commercial transactions.

Ms. Smith routinely counsels business entities as to financing matters, representing both borrowers and lenders.

Lisa M. Schmitt

  • Of Counsel, Robinson & McElwee, 2011-present
  • Member, Schrader, Byrd & Companion, 2009-2011
  • Associate, Schrader, Byrd & Companion, 2002-2008
  • Law Clerk to The Honorable Martin J. Gaughan, First Judicial Circuit, Ohio, Brooke and Hancock Counties, W.Va., 2001-2002
  • Research Editor, West Virginia Law Review, 2000-2001
  • Summer Associate, Thorp Reed & Armstrong, 2000
  • Legal Technician III, United States Attorney’s Office Contract Employee, 1993-2000

Ms.

Charles R. McElwee

  • Of Counsel, Robinson & McElwee, 1997-2005, 2009-present
  • Member, Robinson & McElwee, 1983-1996
  • Former Manager, Robinson & McElwee
  • Partner, Love, Wise, Robinson & Woodroe, 1976-1983
  • Partner, James, Wise, Robinson & Magnuson, 1969-1976
  • Partner, McClintic, James, Wise & Robinson, 1968
  • Dayton, Campbell & Love, 1957-1968
  • Assistant Attorney General, 1956-1957
  • U.S. Army, 1950-1952

Mr.

Robert P. George

  • Of Counsel, Robinson & McElwee, 1990-present
  • Director, James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, Princeton University, 2000-present
  • McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, Princeton University, 1999-present
  • Judicial Fellow, United States Supreme Court, 1989-90
  • Visiting Fellow in Law, New College, Oxford University, 1988-89
  • Lecturer in Jurisprudence, New College, Oxford University, 1982-85

Mr. George is McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University. As Of Counsel to Robinson & McElwee, Mr.