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Patrick A. Walsh



Patrick has been involved in all areas of litigation. As a law student, Patrick interned for a federal magistrate judge and a common pleas judge, giving him valuable insights into the inner workings of litigation, which he applies when representing clients.

Patrick advises clients operating in the cannabis industry in Ohio, counseling them in numerous different matters including dispensary applications, change of ownership applications, and zoning requirements. Patrick received his J.D. from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and his B.A. from Cleveland State University.


    • Drafted briefs in support of motions for state court cases.
    • Regularly researched and drafted legal memoranda for civil cases on court docket.
    • Drafted Ohio Department of Commerce and Ohio Board of Pharmacy cover letters and narratives to be submitted with medical marijuana cultivator, processor, and dispensary change of ownership applications.
    • Advises clients concerning medical marijuana dispensary local zoning and state law set-back requirements.
    • Analyzed the effect of federal marijuana descheduling on state marijuana prohibitions.
  • Education

    • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., 2021
    • Cleveland State University, B.A., 2017


    • State of Ohio
  • Professional Affiliations

    • Ohio State Bar Association - Member (2021-Present)
    • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association - Member (2021-Present)
    • Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution—Staff Editor, Source Editor (2019-2021)

    Firm Involvement

    • Frantz Ward Marijuana Law & Policy Group (2021)
    • CALI  Award—Depositions—The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law  (2020)