President & Board of Trustees

The Akron Bar Association’s Board of Trustees determines the policies of the Akron Bar and manages our affairs in accordance with the Code of Regulations.  For a full description, please view their job description and expectations.


Karen D. Adinolfi Hal DeSaussure Farhad Sethna Chris Niekamp
President President-Elect Secretary Treasurer
Alisa Benedict O'Brien William G. Chris    
of Membership
Immediate Past President    
Board of Trustees
Bradley S. S. Dunn
Douglas Godshall Jeff Laybourne Judge Alison McCarty
Marietta M. Pavlidis William J. Price Irving Sugerman Jennifer J. VanDulmen
Richard L. Williger      
Ex-Officio Officers      
Darrin Toney Stephen Fallis Lawrence Scanlon Michael Karst
Akron/Canton Barristers Akron Bar Association
Past President
Ohio State
Bar Association
New Lawyers
Section Chair