COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP is proud to announce that associates Adam Bennett, Emily Taylor and Mitchell Prentis have passed the Ohio State Bar Exam.
The Ohio Bar exam is administered twice annually and regulates the practice of law in the state of Ohio. Of the nearly 1,000 applicants in July, 70.5 percent received passing scores. Along with all who fulfilled the requirements set in place by the Ohio Supreme Court; Bennett, Prentis and Taylor will be sworn into the Ohio Bar Association during a ceremony at the Ohio Theatre in Columbus, Ohio on Nov. 7, 2016. "We are excited to welcome our new colleagues into the Bar and look forward to the many contributions they will make during the course of their careers with the firm," said Bob Tannous, Porter Wright's Managing Partner. Adam Bennett is an associate in Porter Wright'sColumbus office and will be practicing in the firm's Labor & Employment Department. He is a "Double Buckeye," receiving both his J.D. and B.A. From the Ohio State University. Mitchell Prentis is an associate in Porter Wright's Corporate Department, and will be located in the firm's Cleveland office. He received his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and his undergraduate degree from Covenant College. Emily Taylor is an associate in Porter Wright's Litigation Department, and will be located in the firm's Columbus office. She attended Vanderbilt Law School and received her undergraduate degree from Indiana University. About Porter WrightPorter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP is a large law firm that traces its roots to 1846. With offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; and Naples, Florida, Porter Wright provides counsel to a worldwide base of clients.