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Born and raised in Bowling Green.  My family has been practicing law in Bowling Green since 1927.  


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 30%
    23 years
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
    23 years
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    23 years
  4. Probate: 20%
    23 years



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  • Kristin Rose Lay

    I endorse this lawyer. Staten is extremely knowledgable in the estate planning, elder law, probate, real estate, etc. areas of law. He is a true professional.


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Contact info

Middleton Law Offices, Ltd.

521 N. Main St.
Bowling Green, OH, 43402-2044


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Bar CollegeOhio State Bar Association2014
Bar CollegeOhio State Bar Association2013
Bar CollegeOhio State Bar Association2012
Bar CollegeOhio State Bar Association2011
Bar CollegeOhio State Bar Association2010
Bar CollegeOhio State Bar Association2010
Bar CollegeOhio State Bar Association2009
Bar CollegeOhio State Bar Association2008
Bar CollegeOhio State Bar Association2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerMiddleton Law Offices, Ltd1993 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Habitat for Humanity of Wood County, Ohio Fund Raising CommitteeMember2014 - Present
Habitat for Humanity of Wood County OhioPast President2009 - 2012
Habitat for Humanity of Wood County, OhioBoard of Directors2008 - 2015
Ohio State Bar Association, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law SectionMember2000 - Present
Ohio State Bar Association, Elder Law CommitteeMember2000 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Wood County Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vermont Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Bowling Green State UniversityLiberal StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1987
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Family SupportGuardianships and Alternatives2012
Learning LuncheonCharitable Giving2011
Family SupportGuardianships and Alternatives2011
Learning LuncheonAdvanced Health Care Directives2010