David H. Starkey

Attorney at Law

Admitted to practice in Ohio in 1977, Dave was a partner in the law firm of Hamilton, Kramer, Myers & Cheek for 20 years in downtown Columbus. He has received an "AV" rating from Martindale & Hubble, indicating premier achievement by his peers, both in his knowledge and expertise in his areas of practice, and the highest level of ethical standards. Mr. Starkey provides an important dimension to our office, as he is a trial attorney, primarily practicing in the areas of:

  • Personal injury
  • Insurance law
  • General civil litigation
  • Probate litigation

Dave is a life long resident of the Dublin area and is active in real estate development in and around the Dublin community, including the development of Tartan Fields, just north of Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio, and new development occurring on Industrial Parkway.


Phillip Waid

Attorney at Law

Admitted to practice in Ohio in 1973. Phil has been an active resident of the Hilliard community, serving various civic associations and the United Methodist Church for many years. He is a licensed title agent and President of Chicago Title West since 1979. He has been serving residents of both the Hilliard and Dublin communities for over 45 years, with expertise in the areas of:

  • Probate administration
  • Estate planning
  • Trusts
  • Residential and commercial real estate
  • Business and corporate law
  • Small corporation formation and dissolution
  • Limited liability corporations
  • Limited and general partnerships

Phil is a past President of the National Purdue Alumni Association, an office held while living here in the heart of Buckeye country.


Kristin Waid Whitesell

Attorney at Law

Kristin grew up in the Hilliard area. She proudly carried on the family legacy by graduating from Purdue University. Once Kristin moved back to the Columbus area, she graduated from Capital University Law School. Kristin lives here with her husband, Mike, and her two boys. She now serves the Hilliard and Dublin communities along side her father, Phillip A. Waid. Kristin's primary areas of practice include:

  • Probate administration
  • Estate planning
  • Trusts
  • Residential real estate

Our Staff


Sharon Arledge Swan

Legal Assistant

Michelle East

Manager of Chicago Title West