Cincinnati, OH, July 2, 2008 – Julia B. Meister
, a partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, was elected as a Board of Trustees member of the Cincinnati Opera Association. Founded in 1920 and the second oldest opera company in the U.S., Cincinnati Opera presents a roster of world-class artists and conductors, important company debuts and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
“I became deeply interested in the local arts community during my college internship with ‘Enjoy the Arts’,” said Meister. “My current involvement with the Cincinnati Opera and other organizations fits with the Taft culture of commitment to the arts, community services and more. Community involvement is simply a part of what we do at our firm.”
Additionally, Meister is serving a 2008-2009 term as Chair of the Admissions Committee of the Cincinnati Bar Association. The Admissions Committee is charged by the Ohio Supreme Court to interview applicants for the Ohio Bar examination, to determine their character and moral fitness for the practice of law.
Meister has a general commercial litigation practice with a focus on class action, complex, and estate, trust and probate litigation matters. She is a member of the firm's Employment and Ethics Committees. Meister’s board involvement has included the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Area Senior Services.
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP is a full-service law firm with offices in Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, and Dayton, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Northern Kentucky; Phoenix, Arizona; and Beijing, China. With more than 320 attorneys, the firm provides a broad range of legal services to businesses and individuals, including litigation, corporate and business law, securities and municipal financing, tax and estate planning, labor and employment law, real estate and environmental, health care, intellectual property and unfair competition and antitrust law.