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"It was a high dollar value corporate shareholder buyout dispute involving a family owned company and had the potential for lengthy litigation among family members ... I received a very satisfactory settlement with the assistance of Rick Wetzel ."

" Select Sires Inc. is the largest U.S. owned bovine breeding organization and is a world leader exporting to over 40 countries. We
have worked with Crabbe, Brown,& James for over 30 years. In 2000 to 2001 we acquired three different companies to expand our operations domestically and globally. Mr. Wetzel was lead counsel in these multi-national transactions which produced a very excellent result for our agricultural co-operative. His counsel was sound, his work was thorough and the overall result was excellent. His support and guidance allowed us to achieve three very successful transactions. "

Dave Thorbahn
General Manager
Select Sires, Inc.

"...The estate was closed in Probate in 8 short days, due to Eileen's knowledge and guidance through the Probate process. Yet what impressed me the most about both Ms. Bower and Crabbe, Brown & James was their compassion and helpfulness at a time when I was truly overwhelmed. My sincere thanks to everyone at Crabbe, Brown & James."

"Richard Wetzel’s legal services have been an invaluable asset to us in all areas of our investment banking business at The Ohio Company. The areas of his expertise that have added great value are in corporate stock and securities transactions, business acquisition, and corporate governance. He plays a critical role to our success at The Ohio Company."

R. Lindsay Borden, CFO
The Ohio Company

"In the last twelve months, my wife and I have utilized the services of Eileen Bower extensively . . . Eileen did an excellent job in each and every instance. Her background includes working for a major accounting firm. Consequently, she has a solid understanding of accounting and financial planning issues. This, coupled with her legal expertise and personal integrity makes her uniquely qualified as a lawyer. I highly recommend her."

"Our company had a complex oil and gas asset sale transaction. This sale consisted of over 300 wells, associated leases, service equipment and property. There were many issues to resolve throughout the sale. These issues included landowner royalty issues, production rights, and litigation, involving more than a dozen seller entities. Mr. Wetzel was the lead counsel for this acquisition. He diligently worked through all the problems to successfully close this deal. We were very happy with the results."

Leslie A. Gearhart, Vice President
Century Well Services, Inc.

"On behalf of the shareholders of Mt. Vernon Country Club, I would like to express our appreciation for the work on the restructuring of the Country Club. It was a complex merger transaction, involving fixed assets, real estate, a golf course, asset appraisal, environmental matters and work with local government authorities. We want to thank Mr. Wetzel for his expertise in these matters and we were very satisfied with the results.

Dave McElroy, President
Mount Vernon Country Club, LTD


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