Attorney Charles Bean has been elected to serve a three-year term as District 15 representative on the Board of Governors of the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA).
According to a press release, District 15 includes 158 attorneys who live and work in Belmont, Guernsey, Harrison, Jefferson and Monroe counties.
Bean, a partner in the St. Clairsville firm of Thornburg and Bean, was elected to the post by area lawyers at an OSBA District meeting several months ago.
He succeeds Attorney Keith Plummer of Cambridge.
Bean will reportedly also serve on the OSBA Board of Governors' Government Affairs Committee.
According to the press release, the 21-member Board of Governors meets monthly to manage the association's business affairs, set policy, review pending legislation and conduct other business on behalf of the 25,000 Ohio lawyers who are OSBA members.
Bean and his wife, Linda, have three grown children: Brian, Rebecca and Mark.