Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to hold community forum at Clark State

Please join Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray at a Community Forum in Springfield. The Attorney General’s office is holding community forums across the state because Attorney General Cordray wants to hear your concerns and experiences with household financial issues, scams and crime. Experts from the Attorney General’s office will highlight how it can protect consumers, small businesses, victims of crime, children, senior citizens and others in your neighborhood.

Dr. Karen Rafinski, president of Clark State Community College, will moderate the discussion.

Community Forum with Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray
June 8, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Clark State Community College, LRC Building – Room 207-209
570 E. Leffel Lane
Springfield, OH 45505

Seminar Parking Lot behind the LRC Building (do not park in faculty/staff lot)

To RSVP, visit www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov/SpringfieldCommunityForum, or by phone to Lynn Coleman, Ohio Attorney General’s Office, at (937) 241-9380. Contact her with questions.

Also, there will be an information expo where the following groups will be there to answer your questions: Better Business Bureau, Treasurer of State, Secretary of State, Clark County Sheriff DARE Program, Clark County Triad, Neighborhood Housing Partnership of Greater Springfield, ProSeniors, Clark State Community College, Latino Migrant Coalition, Ohio Consumer Council, Department of Insurance, Project Woman, IRS and Social Security Administration.

About Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray
Richard Cordray was elected Ohio Attorney General in November 2008. He previously served as Ohio Treasurer of State, Franklin County Treasurer, State Representative, and as Ohio’s first Solicitor General.

Cordray’s career has been guided by the spirit of community service and the belief that government should strive to make a positive difference in the daily lives of its citizens. As state representative, he sponsored the Ohio Community Service Education Act. An accomplished lawyer, Cordray has argued seven cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and taught constitutional law for 13 years at The Ohio State University’s law school. In 2003, he earned the Presidential Service Award from the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation for his work supporting legal services for the poor, and in 2000 the Human Rights Campaign named him “Humanitarian of the Year” for his efforts to promote tolerance and understanding in our communities.

As Ohio Treasurer, Richard Cordray managed the state’s investment portfolio of about $18 billion. His commitment to cutting costs, enhancing economic development, and promoting financial security among Ohioans earned national recognition in 2008, including the Excellence in Government Leadership Award from the Association of Government Accountants and NeighborWorks America’s Government Service Award as the foremost national leader in state government for his work on foreclosure prevention.

Cordray earned a master’s degree with first-class honors from Oxford University in England and graduated from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was the editor of the Law Review. He lives near Grove City with his wife, Peggy, and their young twins. His earliest claim to fame was as an undefeated five-time champion on the Jeopardy TV show.

>> RSVP website

>> Ohio Attorney General website

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