Grant B. Garverick

Grant B. Garverick

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Location:
Galion, Ohio
Phone:
419-468-5044
Fax:
419-468-1308
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Grant Garverick grew up in the Galion, Ohio area.  He is a 1981 graduate of Galion High School, a 1985 graduate of Ohio State University (B.A. with honors), and 1988 graduate of the Ohio State University College of Law (J.D.).

His law practice includes wills and estates, estate planning, landlord-tenant disputes, personal injury, lawsuits, family law, divorce, dissolution, child custody and support, traffic law, criminal defense, and a number of other areas.

He was a representative to Buckeye Boys State during his senior year in high school and was also Vice-President of the Hi-Y organization.  Grant was a member of the National Honor Society and played on the varsity Golf team while attending Galion High School.  While in college he was very active in intramural sports and played on the Ohio State University intramural championship football team in the years 1986 and 1987.   During summers in college, Grant managed the city pool located at Heise Park in Galion, Ohio, and also taught swimming lessons and water safety. 

Grant was admitted to practice law in Ohio on November 7, 1988 and has been with our firm since then.  He is a current member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Crawford County Bar Association.  Grant received the statewide 2002 Ohio State Bar Foundation Community Service Award for lawyers under 40 and also is a Life fellow of the Ohio State Bar Foundation.  He is currently a member of the local Elks Lodge No. 1191. Grant has served as legal advisor for the Galion High School Mock Trial team for over 20 years, has been a participant in the Galion Middle School Career Day Program and has participated in the Career Day portion of Connections weekend held annually at the Galion High School.  He also currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Galion-Crestline Area Chamber of Commerce.  Grant is currently a member of Peace Lutheran Church.  He is currently the Secretary for the Galion Community Education Foundation and has been for 10 years.  Grant served as Treasurer of the Galion Chapter of the American Red Cross for 6 years, member of the Board of Directors for the Galion Center YMCA for 6 years and member of the Board of Directors for the Sara Beegle Day Care Center. Grant is currently serving his first four year term as a board member of Galion City Schools District. He was a coach for many years in the Galion Girls Summer Softball program.

Areas of Practice

  • Wills and estates
  • Estate planning
  • Landlord-tenant disputes
  • Personal injury
  • Lawsuits
  • Family law
  • Divorce
  • Dissolution
  • Child custody and support
  • Traffic law
  • Criminal defense

Litigation Percentage

  • 40% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1988

Education

  • The Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1988
  • Galion High School - 1981
  • Ohio State University
    • B.A. - 1985
    • Honors: With Honors

Representative Clients

  • In the Matter of The Adoption of Andy Lee Castle, a minor, No. 3-92-50, 93-LW-079 (3rd) (Court of Appeals of Ohio, 3rd District, Crawford County 1993)
  • In Re Guardianship of Polly L. Slone, 2004-Ohio-6041, (Court of Appeals of Ohio, 3rd District, Crawford County 2004)

Honors and Awards

  • Member, National Honor Society
  • 2002 Ohio State Bar Foundation Community Service Award
  • Life fellow, Ohio State Bar Foundation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Crawford County Bar Association, Member
  • Galion High School Mock Trial team, Legal Advisor

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, Elks Lodge No. 1191
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Galion-Crestline Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Peace Lutheran Church
  • Secretary, Galion Community Education Foundation
  • Treasurer, Galion Chapter of the American Red Cross
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Galion Center YMCA
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Sara Beegle Day Care Center
  • President, Softball Parents Club for the Galion High School
  • Galion Moose Lodge #303