Dahman to Receive the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Leader Award

February 28, 2017



KJK’s Partner in Charge of KJK’s Columbus office, Samir Dahman, has been recognized for his significant contributions to the community and will be presented with the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Leader Award. The award, bestowed by Leadership Upper Arlington, is given annually to an alumnus who has had a positive impact on the Upper Arlington community following their graduation from the adult leadership program.

The award is based on the hard work of Samir – and his wife Amalee – in founding and operating The Berkshire Triathlon which has raised significant funds to help children with serious illnesses by supporting Flying Horse FarmsNationwide Children’s Hospital and Ronald McDonald House Charities through the proceeds of this grassroots event.  The Berkshire Triathlon is a non-competitive triathlon and duathlon aimed at being active, being merry, and helping sick kids.  It is operated by Two Bears Foundation, Inc., a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization registered with the IRS and was formed by Samir and his lovely wife.

As Partner in Charge of KJK’s Columbus office, Samir provides leadership to the office’s talented team of partners, associates and legal analysts, while counseling clients on commercial litigation, business law, estate planning and employment law in Ohio, Michigan and federal courts.  He is known for taking a sincere and serious approach to every one of his clients’ matters.