Chris O. Paparodis

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky
  • Ohio

Education

  • The University of Akron School of Law, J.D. (1982)
  • Kent State University, B.G.S. (1977)

Chris O. Paparodis

Principal

cpaparodis@dmclaw.com |
Direct: 614-258-5708


250 Civic Center Drive
Suite 280
Columbus, OH 43215-5086

Main: 614-258-6000
Fax: 888-811-7144

Profile & Honors

Chris O. Paparodis is a principal of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. He concentrates his practice in the area of the food and beverage industry and administrative law. For the past 30 years, he has represented breweries, distilleries, single location and multi-unit retail, and restaurant businesses across the state and nation.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Paparodis practiced with a local Columbus firm representing alcoholic beverage retailers, wholesalers, and manufacturers in licensing and compliance matters before the Division of Liquor Control, the Ohio Liquor Control Commission, and the U.S. Department of the Treasury Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Additionally, he worked for the Ohio Division of Liquor Control in various capacities from 1983 to 1991, including Assistant Chief Counsel to the Director, Chief of Beer & Wine Division, Chief of Investigative Services, and Chief of Permits.

Professional Accomplishments

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® since 2012
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Certificate of Appreciation (1985, 1987 and 1989)
  • Columbus Business First 2015 “People to Know”
Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky
  • Ohio

Education

  • The University of Akron School of Law, J.D. (1982)
  • Kent State University, B.G.S. (1977)
Representative Matters

Representative Matters

  • WCI, Inc. v. Ohio Liquor Control Com’n., 116 Ohio St.3d 547, 2008-Ohio-88, 880 N.E.2d 901
  • C&H Investors, Inc. v. Ohio Liquor Control Com’n., 10th Dist. No. 01AP 912, 2002-Ohio-2226
  • C&H Investors, Inc. v. Ohio Liquor Control Com’n. (Dec. 9, 1999), 10th Dist. No. 98AP-1519, 1999 WL 1124672
  • Planet Earth Entertainment, Inc. v. Ohio Liquor Control Com’n. (1998), 125 Ohio App. 3d 619, 709 N.E.2d 220
Admissions & Licenses

Admissions and Licenses

  • Kentucky Bar Admission
  • Ohio Bar Admission
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
Memberships & Community

Memberships

  • Columbus Bar Association
  • National Association of Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Attorneys (NAABLA)
  • Ohio State Bar Association
Education

Education

  • The University of Akron School of Law, J.D. (1982)
  • Kent State University, B.G.S. (1977)