Contact Information
Office: Toledo, Ohio
Phone: 419-249-7900
Fax: 419-249-7911

Practice Areas
Corporate Law
Business Law
Real Estate Law

        Craig J. Van Horsten is a partner with Robison, Curphey & O'Connell and has been practicing in the areas of real estate and general corporate law since 1976. He has served as legal counsel to a number of non-profit corporations, including the Downtown Toledo Improvement District, Inc., the Downtown Toledo Parking Authority and CIFT. Craig has also appeared in symposia and seminars on a number of real estate and development issues. 

        Craig earned his Juris Doctor degree (with honors) in 1976 from The Ohio State University College of Law. He received his undergraduate degree from Miami (Ohio) University in 1973.


        Real Estate. Craig was extensively involved with the legal aspects of a number of development projects in downtown Toledo, Ohio, including projects for Owens-Illinois, Inc., Libbey-Owens-Ford Co., Owens Corning and the American Maritime Officers, and other corporate real estate projects.  Craig has also represented corporate owners and tenants in North American and international real estate projects.

        Corporate Law. Craig advises shareholders, members, directors, partners, and owners in corporate and entity governance, business succession and planning issues and capital transactions.


  • Downtown Toledo Development Corporation (Chair)


  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Ohio State Bar Foundation, Fellow - Class of 2011
  • Toledo Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Lecturer in Real Estate Law of The University of Toledo College of Law, 1988, 1990
  • Ohio State Bar Association Real Estate Section Council (Secretary, 2007 - 2009; Vice-Chair, 2009 - 2011; and Chair, 2011 - present)
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Toledo Bar Association


  • Ohio, 1976
  • Michigan, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Northern Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • J.D., The Ohio State University (cum laude), 1976
  • B.A., Miami University, 1973


  • Ohio Super Lawyers - Real Estate Law, 2005 - 2008
  • Who's Who in Toledo Area Law - Real Estate Law, Toledo Business Journal, 2009 - 2012


Corporate and Business | Commercial Transactions | Business and Tax Planning | Banking and Financial Transactions | Real Estate and Construction

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