CLEVELAND, OH –Reminger Co., LPA recently elevated six attorneys to shareholder status: Timothy J. Gallagher, Nathan A. Lennon, Keona R. Padgett, Paul R. Shugar, Samantha Steelman, and Trevor Wells.

Timothy J. Gallagher

Tim practices out of Reminger Co., LPA's Cleveland office. Tim focuses his practice on legal matters involving probate, guardianship, trust, and estate administration. Tim represents trustees and executors of estates, creating flexible plans to meet their needs. Tim's experience in the area of probate and trust administration includes the drafting of estate plans for both individuals and families and assisting them through the probate process. He also advises institutions on a variety of trust administration issues.

Tim is also a member of the firm’s probate litigation practice group. In this capacity, he leverages his jury trial experience to provide representation in probate and trust disputes involving will contests, charges of undue influence, breach of fiduciary duty actions, and other potential issues that can complicate the settling of an estate.

Tim has been recognized as a Rising Star by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazinefor the past three consecutive years.

Tim can be reached by emailing or by calling 216.430.2162.

Nathan A. Lennon

Nathan practices out of Reminger Co., LPA's Fort Mitchell office, where he focuses his legal practice in the areas of products liability, commercial litigation, appellate advocacy, professional liability, general casualty, insurance coverage, and government/public entity liability. 

Nathan continues to be active in the alumni community of the Salmon P. Chase College of Law as an assistant instructor for the Arbitration Team. 

Nathan was honored in the National Order of Barristers in 2014.

Nathan can be reached by emailing or by calling 859.426.7222.

Keona R. Padgett

Keona practices out of Reminger Co., LPA’s Columbus office, where she focuses on a variety of areas, including employment litigation, governmental liability, and general casualty. Keona originally joined Reminger as a law clerk and worked in a wide variety of practice groups.

Keona currently serves as an advisor to the Mock Trial team at her alma mater, Capital University Law School. She has been recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine as a “Rising Star” for the past three consecutive years.

Keona can be reached by emailing or by calling 614.232.2703.

Paul R. Shugar

Paul practices out of Reminger Co., LPA's Cleveland Office. Paul has statewide experience involving an array of million-dollar estate, trust, and guardianship issues such as undue influence, power of attorney abuse, and financial exploitation. An award-winning journalist who worked at daily newspapers around the country before becoming a lawyer, Paul employs the writing and investigation skills he developed as a reporter to maximize results in litigation.

Paul regularly lectures on estate and trust administration and litigation topics across the state of Ohio. He is an officer for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Law Section.

Additionally, Paul has been recognized as a "Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine.

Paul can be reached by emailing or by calling 216.430.2262.

Samantha Steelman

Samantha practices out of Reminger Co., LPA's Fort Mitchell office. Over the course of the past 20 years, she has practiced primarily in the areas of workers' compensation and domestic relations. Samantha leverages her extensive background in organizational leadership and administrative oversight in her capacity as a litigator.

Prior to being in active practice, Samantha worked in government relations and association management. Some of her responsibilities included overseeing the daily operations, creating and managing human resources policies and data technology efforts for a multi-organization management firm, and organizational restructuring for the non-profit sector. 

Samantha can be reached by emailing or by calling 859.426.3675.

Trevor Wells

Trevor practices out of Reminger Co., LPA's Northwest Indiana Office. He maintains a diverse civil trial court and appellate litigation practice, focused on tort liability and complex commercial disputes.

Over the past two decades, Trevor has also handled legal matters spanning from transactional real estate to appeals, and has represented clients in civil, criminal, bankruptcy, and domestic relations litigation. In previous positions, including five years as a state Supreme Court Law Clerk and twelve years in private practice in a firm that he co-founded, Trevor gained extensive litigation experience in both trial and appellate courts while sitting first chair in more than fifty jury trials and briefing and orally arguing dozens of appeals in state and federal courts. 

Trevor also represents clients out of our office in Lexington, Kentucky, where he was born and raised, attended college and law school, and practiced law for the first fifteen years of his career.

Additionally, Trevor received the Minister of Justice Award by the Kentucky Department of Advocacy in 2015.

Trevor can be reached by emailing or by calling 219.663.3011.

About Reminger, Attorneys at Law:

Reminger Co., LPA is a full-service law firm with fourteen offices throughout the Midwest: Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Akron, Youngstown, Sandusky, Toledo, Fort Mitchell, Lexington, Louisville, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Northwest Indiana and Evansville. With more than 150 attorneys collectively, Reminger's practice areas include all aspects of litigation, along with corporate, tax, real estate and probate matters. Our fundamental objective in all the legal services we provide is to obtain the best possible results for our clients in the most practical and efficient manner possible. For more information, visit Reminger at

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