Vincent Holzhall
(614) 458-9828
Office: Columbus
J.D. University of Illinois
M.A. Columbia University
M.Phil. Columbia University
B.A. University of Notre Dame
Licensure: IL | OH
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Vincent Holzhall concentrates his practice in the area of commercial and business litigation, with an emphasis on banking and financial institutions.

Work Experience

2010 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2006-2010 Carpenter Lane, LLC
2003-2006 Lane, Alton & Horst, LLC
2002-2003 Legal Writing Instructor, Capital University Law School
2001-2002 Legal Writing Instructor, University of Illinois College of Law
2000-2001 Director of Career Services, University of Illinois College of Law
1998-2000 Lord, Bissell & Brook
1996-1998 Law Clerk to Honorable Benjamin K. Miller, Supreme Court of Illinois
1994-1996 Research Attorney, Supreme Court of Illinois

Speaking Engagements

Cybersecurity Response Planning, Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio (AICUO), Ashland University, Ashland Ohio, June 2017

Hot Topics in the Paralegal Profession, OSBA Annual Convention Paralegal Day, May 2013

"Internet Banking, Employee Embezzlement, and Bank Security Procedures," Litigation News, Ohio State Bar Association 2013

Best Practices for Attorney/Paralegal Working Relationships, OSBA Annual Convention Paralegal Day, May 2012

"The Mechanics of Ohio Civil Procedure," National Business Institute's CLE, April 2011

"Skills Development," New Lawyer Training Seminar, OSBA, 2003, 2007, 2008

"Lien Times for Ohio Farmers," Columbus Bar Briefs, 2006

"Written Jury Questionnaires: Learn What Your Neighbors Might Not Be Telling You About CAFOs Without Poisoning the Jury Pool During Voir Dire," Agricultural Law Update, 2006

Key Experience

Represents banks in litigation matters involving personal identifiers, financial privacy, and compliance with Bank Secrecy Act requirements
Litigated claims involving payment systems and commercial paper with a focus on issues under Article 3 (Negotiable Instruments); Article 4 (Bank Deposits and Collections); and Article 4A (Funds Transfers) of the Uniform Commercial Code and Federal Regulation CC (Availability of Funds and Collection of Checks)
Defended banks against claims brought under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act

Memberships & Awards

Peer Review Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, since 2011
The Best Lawyers in America® since 2013
Ohio Super Lawyers, since 2015
Ohio State Bar Association
Chair, Litigation Section Council, Ohio State Bar Association (July 2017)
Vice Chair of Litigation Section, Ohio State Bar Association (July 2015 to July 2017)
Paralegal Specialty Board Member, Ohio State Bar Association (July 2014 to present)
Columbus Bar Association