Randal L. Strickler was appointed Solicitor for Ballville Township in September 1993 by the Board of Trustees and has been reappointed on an annual basis since that time.  The Solicitor acts as legal advisor to the Board of Trustees, all township employees, boards and commissions, prepares legislation at the request of the Board of Trustees, and represents the Township in all civil litigation.

Mr. Strickler earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University in 1982 and his Juris Doctorate from Cleveland Marshall College of Law in 1986.  He founded Randal L. Strickler Co., L.P.A. in 1992 and also serves as Solicitor for the Villages of Berlin Heights, Castalia and Wakeman, and Solicitor for Green Creek Township.  In addition, he formerly served as Solicitor for the Village of Kelleys Island and Riley Township, and Prosecutor and Acting Judge for the Vermilion Municipal Court.  Mr. Strickler has also represented other townships in litigation and zoning matters on an ad hoc basis.