Columbus Office

175 South Third Street
Suite 1000
Columbus, OH 43215
T: 614.324.1042
F: 614.228.5934
E: plafayette@mrrlaw.com

PAUL-MICHAEL LA FAYETTE

PARTNER


AREAS OF PRACTICE

Mr. La Fayette concentrates his practice on professional liability defense, including the defense of dentists, physicians, real estate agents and attorneys. He represents several professionals in administrative licensure proceedings before their professional Boards. In addition to professional liability, Paul regularly represents governmental entities in litigation and as general counsel. He has extensive experience in representing clients in lawsuits involving professional malpractice, premises liability, contracts, employment, construction, civil rights, zoning, wrongful death and products liability.


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • PIAA
ACCOMPLISHMENTS
  • Solicitor for Village of Plain City
  • Lecturer: The Ohio State University College of Dentistry
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
  • Epilepsy Foundation of Central Ohio (Past President)
  • Boy Scouts of America, Simon Kenton Council
  • Plain City Area Baseball Association
  • Jonathan Alder Junior Baseball Coach
  • Bishop Watterson High School Mock Trial Coach
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Ohio
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
EDUCATION
  • J.D., 1996, Capital University Law School
  • Master’s Program, 1993, West Virginia University
    • Public Administration
  • B.A., 1992, West Virginia Wesleyan College
    • Major: History/Government
    • Activities: Varsity Baseball