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Judith L. Edwards

judyJudith L. Edwards

Of Counsel

jle@sitvanlaw.com


Education

Judy graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University, cum laude, in 1972 and received her Juris Doctor from The Ohio State University College of Law in 1978. In 1980 she received her licensure as a title insurance agent.

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate, including Title Examination and Title Insurance
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Estate Settlement, both probate and non-probate

Experience

Judy was a partner in the Lancaster law firm of Edwards & Edwards for over thirty-four years.  Upon her partner’s retirement in 2012, she established her of counsel affiliation with Sitterley, Vandervoort, & Davis.  She is a retired Fairfield County Assistant Prosecutor with 30 years of service as Juvenile Court prosecutor. She has owned and operated Lancaster Title Agency since 1993.

Having assisted innumerable families and individuals buy, sell and finance residential, investment, and commercial real estate, Judy provides both legal assistance as well as title examination and title insurance services.

  She has extensive experience in the areas of estate planning, estate settlement and elder care.

As of counsel, she continues to offer services to clients as well as consultation to other members of the firm.

Memberships

Judy has been a member of the Lancaster Board of Park Commissioners since 1980 and its President since 2009. She is a member of the Planning Commission of the City of Lancaster.  She is a past trustee of the Fairfield Medical Center, past board member of the United Way and past member and president of Lancaster High School Academic Boosters. She is a long standing member of the Ohio Land Title Association, Ohio State and Fairfield County Bar Associations, having served the Fairfield County Bar Association as President in 1997-1998.