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Elizabeth Ahern Wells

About Elizabeth Wells

About me

Beth is an associate at the Burdge Law Office in Dayton, Ohio. She joined the firm in 2004 and concentrates her practice on consumer protection cases, including: lemon law and breach of warranty cases for cars, motorcycles, and RVs, autofraud, debt collection cases, and bankruptcy.


Beth co-authored Chapter 25 of the 2007 Edition of the Baldwin’s Ohio Consumer Law Handbook, Assistive Device Lemon Law, and has co-edited both Chapter 6, Odometer Fraud, and Chapter 25, Assistive Device Lemon Law, of the Baldwin’s Ohio Consumer Law Handbook 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 Editions. She has also co-edited Chapter 7, Lemon Law, of the Baldwin’s Ohio Consumer Law Handbook 2011 and 2012 Editions. She has also had articles appearing from 2010 to 2012 published in the Dayton Bar Association Magazine, Bar Briefs.


Beth has represented Ohio and Kentucky consumers in mediations, in jury trials, in private arbitrations, and before the Ohio Court of Appeals, and is admitted in Ohio, Kentucky, the Northern District of Ohio, and the Southern District of Ohio.


Beth is a graduate of Clemson University, where she received her bachelor degree cum laude in 2000. While attending Clemson, she was also a member of the varsity cross country and track teams, receiving All-ACC honors in both. Beth received her law degree from the University of Toledo College of Law, cum laude, in 2004. While at the University of Toledo, she participated in Law Review as an associate member, and later as a Note and Comment Editor. While acting as an associate member her law review article, Warrantless Traffic Stops: A Suspension of Constitutional Guarantees in Post September 11th America, 34 U. Tol. L. Rev. 899, was selected for publication.


Beth has also spoken at the University of Toledo College of Law to students in the Consumer Law class regarding current issues in the spring of 2008 and again in 2009.


Beth is a member of the Dayton, Ohio, and Kentucky Bar Associations, the National Association of Consumer Advocates, and the Dayton Ballet Associate Board. She is currently the vice-chair of the Bar Briefs Committee for a second year in a row.


When Beth is not working she enjoys running, and spending time with her daughters Haley and Mia, and her husband Ryan.

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