Village Solicitor: Leah Reibel
Ms. Reibel is an attorney in private practice in Worthington, where she represents clients in civil cases such as divorce and dissolution; and criminal defense cases such as drunk driving. She also advises business clients on choice of entity (Corporation or LLC), contract review, and personnel issues.
Leah Reibel is admitted to practice in Ohio, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She is also admitted to practice in the following federal courts: the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Ms. Reibel received her law degree from the District of Columbia School of Law, Cum Laude, in 1991. She received her undergraduate degree from Ohio State University in 1984, and then worked in politics in Washington, D.C. for several years.
Ms. Reibel has previously worked for the District of Columbia City Council as Special Counsel to the Chair of the Council, John Wilson. In that capacity, she drafted a wide range of civil and criminal legislation, including zoning and budget legislation. She also worked to secure the passage of legislation through the City Council and the House Sub-Committee on the District of Columbia.
Ms. Reibel’s current public service includes assistance to low income clients in a number of areas, including criminal defense; as well as representation of abused children as a guardian ad litem.
She was also appointed to the Board of Zoning Appeals by the Worthington City Council and as Riverlea Village Solicitor for the Village of Riverlea.