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I specialize in identifying the best attorney to address a client's particular needs, and in assembling a team of complementary legal counsel where appropriate.  My experience is fairly unique, including nearly three decades of hiring and managing attorneys as General Counsel of a large corporation and then as a CEO/executive.  Our consistent success over the years demonstrates that the single most important factor in achieving an optimal and cost-effective legal outcome is to select the right attorneys coupled with ongoing experienced oversight and assistance.


Practice areas


  1. Internet: 50%
    27 years
  2. Arbitration: 20%
    25 years
  3. Corporate & Incorporation: 10%
    32 years
  4. Intellectual Property: 10%
    27 years
  5. Mergers & Acquisitions: 10%
    32 years



Hourly ($200-350/hour), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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Kent D. Stuckey, Esq.

7716 Rivers Edge Drive
Suite C
Columbus, OH, 43235-1361


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top LawyersColumbus C.E.O. Magazine2015
Top LawyersColumbus C.E.O. Magazine2014
Top LawyersColumbus C.E.O. Magazine2013
Top LawyersColumbus C.E.O. Magazine2012
Distinguished Alumnus AwardOtterbein University2008
Fast 500Deloitte & Touche2005
Inc. 500Inc. Magazine2005
Entrepreneur of Year FinalistErnst & Young2005
Service Above SelfRotary International2005
Outstanding CEO - TopCAT Innovation AwardTechColumbus2004
Cyberlaw PioneerIP Worldwide2000
Leadership AwardPrevent Blindness America1998
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
CEO and Managing Member2Venture LLC2007 - Present
CEO and Board ChairmanInternet Transaction Solutions, Inc.1999 - 2007
Vice PresidentCompuServe Ventures Inc.1995 - 1998
General Counsel and Board SecretaryCompuServe Incorporated1987 - 1995
AttorneyBricker & Eckler1982 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ohio Performance Academy, Inc.Board Chairman2007 - Present
Vaud-Villities Productions Inc.Board Chairman2001 - 2012
Prevent Blindness AmericaBoard Chairman1995 - 1998
Prevent Blindness OhioBoard Chairman1988 - 1991
Columbus Bar FoundationLifetime Member1983 - Present
Columbus Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Cubby vs. CompuServeComplaint against CompuServe dismissed on summary judgment.
CompuServe vs. PattersonCompuServe prevailed in establishing jurisdiction and obtaining requested declaratory judgment.
Frank Music vs. CompuServeSettled on terms implementing mechanical royalty license and distribution.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Law Journal PressInternet and Online Law (with biannual updates)2015
Business Law Today (ABA)Market Without Bounds - so far. Could old laws put a crimp on cyberspace?"1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio State UniversityFinanceMBA1990
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Otterbein CollegePolitical Science, Psychology, Music PerformanceBA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Internet Legal DevelopmentsInternet and Online Law Developments2007
The Online Services Law InstituteChairman and Keynote1998
Electronic Commerce InstituteKeynote Speaker1998
Annual ConferenceRights and Responsibilities of Online Services Providers1998
Electronic Commerce InstituteConducting Business on the Internet1997
Annual ConferenceThe Future of America's Telecommunications Infrastructure1997
EC Database Directive ConferenceThe European Community Directive on Database Protection1996