Timothy J. Bechtold

Of Counsel
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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.8257
Fax 614.719.5256

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Tim is of counsel in the Vorys Columbus office where he is a member of the finance, energy and real estate group.  His practice focuses on alcohol beverage law, assisting clients in the acquisition and transfer of liquor permits for their businesses in Ohio. He also engages in legislative and regulatory lobbying activities for the alcohol beverage industry and other clients.

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Tim is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Columbus Bar Association, the Ohio Association of Commodores and the National Association of Alcohol Beverage Licensing Attorneys.

Tim has made numerous presentations on topics related to the alcohol beverage industry, including compliance seminars on gambling and smoking ban issues.

Tim received his J.D. from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law and his B.S. magna cum laude from Xavier University.

Before joining Vorys, Tim represented the Wholesale Beer and Wine Association of Ohio, Inc. before the Ohio General Assembly, Liquor Control Commission and the Division of Liquor Control on industry matters. He also managed the Political Action Committee (PAC) and provided legal advice to its members.  Tim was also the legislative liaison to the State of Ohio Department of Liquor Control for five years.

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