B. Reynolds III has been a partner with Smith
and Hale LLC for the past nine years and with
the firm for a total of 16 years. Jack works primarily
in the areas of zoning, annexation, land use and
other real estate and governmental matters. During
Jack's tenure he has practiced in Franklin County
and all the counties 5~rrounding Franklin County
dealing with all forms of governmental and civic
bodies which has allowed him to establish contacts
with those entities and thereby develop an expertise
with the various codes and regulations and has
established relationships with the various boards
and individual members that has helped to successfully
conclude cases for his clients. Jack's experience
has allowed him to practice before a variety of
county common pleas courts, environmental courts
and the court of appeals in the Central Ohio area.
secured his undergraduate degree from Miami
University in 1980(dual majors in Political
Science and Public Administration. He is a holder
of a master degree in City and Regional planning
from the Ohio State University (1983) and earned
his law degree from Capital University in 1993.
Jack's experience prior to joining Smith and
Hale, is very helpful in properly representing
his clients as he has worked in the Ohio House
of Representatives as a staff member, then with
the City of Columbus Ohio's Development Department
in the Zoning Section, where he processed a
variety of different zoning cases and interacted
with the public planners and city administrators.
His next job was as the Director of Planning
and Economic Development for the City of Washington
Courthouse and then to Franklin County, Ohio
as the Director of Zoning and Building Departments.
Given the practical experience garnered with
his work experience and his 16 years as an attorney
with Smith and Hale, Jack is more that capable
of successfully representing clients in the
Central Ohio area.