Our History

Over 80 Years Experience

Our History


Our firm has over 100 years of combined experience helping clients, with each partner having over 40 years of experience in their respective fields.

We have a passion for the law and a heart for the Lord. Our faith is present in every aspect of our business and with our clients.

  • 1973

    Admitted to practice

    Phillip Waid graduated from Capital University Law School and began his practice on the westside of Columbus.

  • 1977

    Admitted to practice

    David Starkey graduated from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and began his practice in downtown Columbus.

  • 1979

    Chicago Title West Established

    Phil established Chicago Title West as a full-service title insurance/closing agency.

  • 1988

    Move to Dublin

    Phil moved to Dublin area for his practice.

  • 1990

    US Supreme Court

    Phil sworn in to practice before the US Supreme Court.

  • 1997

    Firm Established

    Dave moved his practice to Dublin and joined Phil in establishing the law firm. Also joined Phil as a member of Chicago Title West.

  • 2007

    Began to Practice

    Peter Starkey graduated from the University of Cincinnati Law School and began his practice in Cincinnati.

  • 2012

    Admitted to Practice

    Kristin Whitesell graduated from Capital University Law School and joined the firm.

  • 2019

    Leaving a Legacy

    Kristin Whitesell passed away and left a legacy of integrity and a caring reputation that continues to mark our firm.

  • 2019

    Admitted to Practice

    Peter Starkey joins the firm.

  • Moving Forward

    Although the firm is located in Dublin, OH and proudly serves clients in the Dublin and Hilliard communities we continue to serve clients throughout the central ohio area.