Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 16, 2019 – Isaac Wiles is pleased to announce the addition of Kevin Bacon as of counsel to the firm. Bacon will provide government affairs and consulting services to businesses and organizations in need of representation at the Ohio Statehouse, as well as, counsel clients on estate planning and probate matters, including those with special needs.
Bacon served twelve years in the Ohio General Assembly, spending four years as a State Representative and eight years as a State Senator until December 31, 2018. He served as Chairman of the Ohio Children’s Trust Fund Board and Ohio Cystic Fibrosis Task Force. Bacon has chaired multiple legislative committees, including Judiciary and Insurance, Commerce & Labor, and was a member of various other committees including Finance and Insurance. Throughout his time in the General Assembly, Bacon received many Legislator of the Year awards, several of which were related to his work for victims and people with disabilities.
“Kevin has more than 20 years of experience guiding the needs of families with special needs,” said Mark Landes, managing partner of Isaac Wiles. “We are honored that he has joined our estate planning group. We know that his expertise and contacts will give unparalleled service to clients. That is what we do.”
Bacon will work with families to provide estate planning services and most notably those who have a disabled family member. Bacon, who has a daughter with autism, is active in the disability community and has spent several years as an attorney, legislator and community leader, helping people with disabilities. He will continue to handle probate court matters as well.
Bacon earned his undergraduate degree from Miami University and his law degree from Capital University Law School. Bacon was born and raised in Defiance, Ohio.
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