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Lisa Fields Thompson

Partner

Lisa Fields Thompson

Attorney Lisa Fields Thompson is a former Assistant Franklin County Prosecutor, who specialized in drug prosecutions as a member of the elite Drug Unit.  Attorney Thompson also spent years as a prosecutor in the juvenile division of the county prosecutor’s office where she focused on prosecuting juveniles in misdemeanor, felony, and bindover cases; adults in Abuse, Neglect, and Dependency cases; and Worker’s Compensation.

In addition to working as a county prosecutor, Attorney Thompson has also practiced with the Franklin County Municipal Court as a traffic prosecutor, with the State Public Defender’s Office as an appellate attorney, and with the Ohio House of Representatives as both a legislative aide,  and as interim legal counsel to the House Democratic Caucus.

Attorney Thompson  is the firm’s lead criminal defense attorney and heads the firm’s criminal division.  Having more than 40 hours of mediation training she also practices with the firm’s Alternative Dispute Resolution group, concentrating in Christian conciliation.

A Cleveland native, Attorney Thompson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from Oberlin College in 1993 and a Juris Doctor from The Ohio State University College of Law in 1997. She became a licensed attorney in the state of Ohio in 1997. She is admitted to practice law in Ohio, the Federal District Court for the Southern District and Northern District of Ohio, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Attorney Thompson has a long history of giving back to the community.  She served for several years on the Youth Advisory Board of her church.  She is a former troop leader and delegate with Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland Council, and received an award for Outstanding Troop Leader.  She is also a former member of the Junior League of Columbus, where she completed more than 100 hours of community service.  Attorney Thompson enjoys membership in the Columbus and Ohio State Bar Associations, and  is a graduate of the Columbus Bar Association Barrister Leader Program. Twice, she has been admitted to the Ohio State Bar Association Bar College, which recognizes attorneys who obtain more than 24 hours of continuing legal education credit in a single year.  She has served as a judge in numerous mock trial and moot court competitions.  She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and has been for more than twenty years.

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BryanO. Steward

Partner

Bryan O. Steward

Bryan Steward is a Partner with the law firm of Thompson Steward Flecha LLC. Attorney Steward practices in the areas of Business Law, Civil Litigation, Personal Injury and Worker’s Compensation.

Attorney Steward has over 20 years of corporate, legal, and higher education experience. His background includes positions with several fortune 500 companies. Attorney Steward also has served as an adjunct professor with Capital University and Columbus State Community College.

Attorney Steward served the citizens of Columbus, Ohio in elected office, as member of the Columbus City Schools Board of Education, ending his tenure as its Vice President.  Attorney Steward continues to serve his community as a member of the Columbus City School Finance and Appropriations Committee, and serves as a member of the Advisory Board to Miami Jacobs College. Formerly, he served as Special Counsel to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office.  Attorney Steward is active in the community, church and is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

Attorney Steward is a native of Columbus and graduate of Columbus City Schools. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Bowling Green State University’s College of Business Administration, a Master of Business Administration degree from Franklin University’s Graduate School of Business, and a Juris Doctor degree from Capital University Law School. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and Columbus Bar Association. He is admitted to practice law in Ohio, and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio.

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Crucita Flecha

Partner

Crucita Flecha

Attorney Crucita Flecha is a Partner with Thompson Steward Flecha LLC.  Attorney Flecha graduated from Capital University Law School in 1995 and was licensed to practice law that year.

Attorney Flecha began her legal career first as the Staff Attorney for the Honorable John P. Bessey in  the Franklin County Court of Common Please, then as an Assistant Attorney General for the Honorable Betty Montgomery.  After years of public service, Attorney Flecha started her solo practice to provide the much needed bilingual legal services to the rapidly growing Spanish-speaking community.

Though Attorney Flecha has met the community’s various legal needs for years, she currently focuses her practice in immigration and niche businesses that provide cultural diversity to their communities.

Immigration:
Naturalizations, Family-Based Petitions, DACA, Advance parole, Removal/Deportation.

Business:
Start-ups, re-organization, contracts, negotiations, liquor applications and transfers.

Worker’s Compensation

As an attorney, she advocates for her client’s rights and interests.  As a counselor at law, she provides her client with comprehensive strategies to resolve issues and/or create solutions.  As a member of the Professional Spanish-Speaking Community, she actively encourages and supports businesses and organizations that continually promote political, educational, social, and economic growth in the Spanish-speaking community.  To that end, she is a member in several non-profit charitable and professional organizations.

Call Attorney Flecha today so that she could provide you with competent, courteous, and compassionate legal representation.

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Dara S. Pittard Lucas

Attorney

Dara S. Pittard Lucas

After working as a clerk for Thompson Steward, LLC, Dara joined the firm as Of Counsel in 2012. She has assisted clients in general litigation and bankruptcy. She focuses her practice primarily in the areas of family and estate planning.

A 2012 graduate of Capital University Law School, Attorney Lucas was a member of the Black Law Student Association. She participated in Moot Court as a member of the Adoption Law and Policy team. She volunteered with the Paralegal Association of Central Ohio Wills Clinic as well as prepared taxes through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. Additionally, she served as a student member on the Admissions and Re-admissions Committee at Capital University.

Attorney Lucas is a native of Fairfield, Ohio. In addition to her Juris Doctor from Capital University Law School, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Howard University in Political Science in 2006 and a Master of Public Administration from the John Glenn School of Public Affairs at the Ohio State University in 2009.  She also studied International Human Rights in Switzerland and France. While abroad, she was a visiting student at the World Health Organization, the International Labor Organization and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Geneva, Switzerland.

Attorney Lucas is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Columbus Bar Association. She lives in Pickerington, Ohio with her husband, Dr. Jonathan Lucas and young son, Jonah.

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Felice Harris

Attorney

Felice Harris

Felice Harris is a proud alumna of Capital University Law School. She began her legal career as an appellate attorney with the Office of the Ohio Public Defender, briefly prosecuted misdemeanors in the Columbus City Attorney’s Office, then returned to the Public Defender to supervise the Office’s Juvenile Division where she litigated cases, spoke at conferences and managed a full staff.

Ms. Harris opened a private practice in 2009 focusing on juvenile, criminal, and abuse, neglect, dependency cases.  In September 2014, Ms. Harris joined Thompson Steward Flecha, LLC as Of Counsel where she lends her expertise in the areas of research, litigation and motions practice. Ms. Harris is licensed to practice law in the state and federal courts of Ohio.

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Courtney Armstrong

Paralegal

Courtney Armstrong

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