Attorneys

Douglas S. Weigle (Member)

Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Federal Law, Civil and Criminal Trials.
Bar Admissions: Admitted to bar, 1976, Ohio and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio; 1977, Kentucky, U.S. Tax Court and U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1979, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky; 1980, Northern District of Ohio 2004 U.S. Supreme Court.
Education: Bowling Green State University (B.S., 1972); Northern Kentucky University (J.D., 1976). Omicron Delta Kappa Honorary.
Professional Associations and Memberships: Member: Cincinnati (Chairman, Lawyer Referral Service, 1981-1984; Chairman, Criminal Law Committee, 1985-1987), Kentucky, Northern Kentucky (Member, Lawyer Referral Service Committee) and Federal (President, Cincinnati Chapter, 1997-1998; Chair, Immigration Law Section, 2003-2005,2007-2009); Bar Associations; American Immigration Lawyers Association (Chair, Ohio Chapter, 1985-1989; Director, 1991-1994).
Publications: Co-editor: Process & Procedures A Guide To Visa Processing At U.S. Consultants And Embassies, 1993-2009; Co-author: “The New Look of Worksite Enforcement” AILA’s Guide to Worksite Enforcement and Corporate Compliance, AILA 2008.
Honors & Awards: Super Lawyer, 2004-2009.

William T. Bartlett (Member)

Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Corporate Law, Franchise Law, Estate Planning Law.
Bar Admissions: Admitted to bar, 1974, Ohio; 1982, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio.
Education: Pennsylvania State University (B.S.I.E., 1967); Salmon P. Chase School of Law (J.D., 1974).
Professional Associations and Memberships: Member: Cincinnati (Member, Sections on: Corporate and Securities; Trusts, Wills and Estate Planning) and American (Member, Franchising Section) Bar Associations; American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Darrell S. Wright (Member)

Practice Areas: Estate Planning Law, Probate, Immigration Law.
Bar Admissions: Admitted to bar, 1985, Kentucky; 1986, Ohio.
Education: Northern Kentucky University (B.S., 1978); Salmon P. Chase College of Law (J.D. 1984).
Professional Associations and Memberships: Kentucky and Northern Kentucky (Member, Probate Committee) Bar Associations.

Matthew L. Benson (Associate)

Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Civil Litigation, Criminal Law.
Bar Admissions: Admitted to bar, 2003, Ohio; 2004, Kentucky; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky and Southern District of Ohio and U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.
Education: University of Kentucky (B.S. Biology, 1999); Salmon P. Chase College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2003).
Professional Associations and Memberships: Cincinnati, Kentucky, and Federal Bar Associations. American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).
Publications: Author: “Casenote: United States v. Smithers,” 30 N. Ky. L. Rev. 605; Author: “I got a Great Plea Agreement For My Client But He Ended Up Being Deported- Immigration Considerations For the Kentucky Criminal Practitioner” 34 N. Ky. L. Rev. 547.
Honors & Awards: Chair of Ohio AILA Chapter, 2011-2013. AILA National ICE and Federal Litigation Committee Member, 2013-Present. Selected as Rising Star by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine 2012-Present.

Justin W. Bartlett (Associate)

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Immigration Law, Personal Injury.
Bar Admissions: Admitted to bar, 2005, Indiana; 2007, Ohio.
Education: Butler University (B.S. 2000), Salmon P. Chase College of Law (J.D. 2004).
Professional Associations and Memberships: Member of the American Bar Association, Indianapolis Bar Association. Indianapolis Public Defender Agency, 2005-2007, Ohio Criminal Defense Association, Cincinnati Bar Association.

Michele L. Flanigan (Associate)

Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Criminal Law.
Bar Admissions: Admitted to bar, 2012, Kentucky; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky.
Education: Northern Kentucky University (B.S. 2004), Salmon P. Chase College of Law (J.D. 2011).
Professional Associations and Memberships: Member of the Northern Kentucky Bar Association.