Attorney Profile

Attorney Profile2018-08-20T13:50:41+00:00

Donald R. Capper, AttorneyPERSONAL DATA

Name: Donald Robert Capper

Birthdate:  May 5, 1955

Office Address:
103 State Street, P.O. Box 619
Proctorville, Ohio 45669

Telephone:
Office: 740.886.8590
Fax: 740.886.6005

 

Education

High School:  Fairland High School, Proctorville, Ohio 1973

College: Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, B.S.1977

Law School: University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, J.D. 1980

Admissions to Practice

  • State of Florida-1981
  • State of West Virginia-1982
  • State of Ohio-1983

Memberships

  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Ohio State Bar
  • West Virginia State Bar Association
  • West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio Municipal Judges Association

Awards and Distinctions

Board of Editors, Legislative Drafting Service
University of Toledo College of Law, 1979-1980

Certificate of Achievement
Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association, 1990

Member of the Negligence Law Committee
Ohio Bar Association

Professional Associations

1981-1982 
Harvey A. Blair, P.A., Fort Myers, Florida associate in small general practice law firm.

1982-1983
Huddleston, Bolen, Beatty, Porter and Copen, Huntington, West Virginia, associate assigned to litigation department of 25-lawyer firm.  Represented primarily railroads personal injury and FELA.

1983-present
Solo law practice with emphasis on plaintiff’s personal injury and professional negligence.

1988-1990
Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Lawrence County, Ohio, a part-time position.

1990-present
First appointed and then elected to the position of Judge of the Lawrence County Municipal Court at Chesapeake,
Ohio. A part-time judgeship which permits the maintenance of a private law practice.

Community Service

  • Current member of Board of Trustees of the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Current member of Board of Trustees of the Tri-State Area Council for Boy Scouts of America
  • Current member of Board of Directors of the Lawrence County Litter Control Board
  • Former member of the National Board of Directors of Close Up Foundation’s Partners Program
  • Former member of the Board of Directors of Shawnee Mental Health