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A.B., Washington University, St. Louis, 1975
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
J.D., George Washington University National Law Center, 1978
Columbus Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Association for Justice
Phi Beta Kappa Fraternity
Neal Barkan joined Barkan Meizlish as a Senior Partner in January 2014 when his firm, Barkan & Barkan Co., LPA, which he founded with his father, Irving Barkan, merged with Barkan Meizlish Handelman Goodin DeRose Wentz, LLP. Neal is a partner and practices in the areas of Personal Injury, Trial Practice, and Negligence Law.
Mr. Barkan graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri in 1975 with the summa cum laude distinction. He received his law degree from the George Washington University, National Law Center, in 1978, where he was active in the legal “street” clinic which served those who could not afford traditional legal assistance.
Mr. Barkan is very involved with the various new immigrant communities that have settled in Columbus. He has assisted in the organization and development of many community political, social, and educational groups.
Mr. Barkan resides in Bexley and has three adult children. He is an avid baseball and sports fan and participates recreationally in softball, volleyball, golf, and muay thai.