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Kris Banvard

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Direct: 614.365.9906
Fax: 614.365.7900

41 S High St
3500 Huntington Center
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Kris Banvard represents clients in a wide variety of litigation matters, including commercial contract disputes, tort and agency-law actions, securities law, employment law, media law, First Amendment issues, and attorneys' professional liability.

Before coming to Zeiger, Tigges & Little LLP, Mr. Banvard had a long career in newspaper journalism as a reporter, writer, and editor. Most recently, he was an editorial writer for The Columbus Dispatch. He previously held positions as assistant city editor of the Roanoke (Va.) Times & World-News and reporter with The Sacramento Union.

Mr. Banvard attended Capital University Law School, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and was a member of the Law Review. His Law Review Paper, Exercise in Frustration? A New Attempt by Congress to Restore Strict Scrutiny to Burdens on Religious Practice, is published at 31 Cap. U. Law Rev. 279 (2003). Mr. Banvard attended the University of Oregon where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Journalism.

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Columbus Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association


J.D., Capital University Law School
Summa Cum Laude
Member of the Law Review

B.A., Journalism, University of Oregon
Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

Supreme Court of Ohio
United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit