Martin, Browne, Hull & Harper, PLL is pleased to announce the arrival of two new attorneys to the firm.  Martin Browne is excited for the addition of these two attorneys to assist in providing exceptional legal services to its clients.

Jessica K. Sink  

Ms. Sink joins MARTIN BROWNE’S employment, education and litigation groups.  She obtained her law degree from Ohio Northern College of Law in 2016, where she graduated magna cum laude.  She served as Lead Articles Editor of OHIO NORTHERN LAW REVIEW, and published two case notes in the school journal.  In addition, she has articles published in the ABA JOURNAL OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT, and the UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA LAW REVIEW.

During law school, Jessica completed a judicial externship with Honorable Judge Walter H. Rice of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.  She also completed an internship with Common Pleas Judge Jonathan P. Hein of Darke County, Ohio.

Jessica earned her B.A. cum laude with University Honors in 2012 from Miami University in Oxford, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a dual major in Strategic Communication and History, and a minor in marketing.  While at Miami, she served as Editorial Editor of The Miami Student newspaper.  In 2011, Jessica completed a Public Relations Professional Certificate Program at New York University.

Benjamin A. Hooper

Mr. Hooper joins MARTIN BROWNE’S estate planning, real estate, and corporate law groups.  Ben, who was born and raised in West Liberty, Ohio, graduated from West Liberty-Salem High School in 2009.  He attended the University of Cincinnati, receiving a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in 2013.  Thereafter, he attended the University of Cincinnati Law School, where he earned his law degree in 2016, and graduated cum laude.  Ben served as the Citations Editor of the UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI LAW REVIEW, 2015-2016.

While in law school, Ben worked at the Children’s Law Center in Covington, Kentucky where he assisted in a lawsuit against the Ohio Department of Youth Services regarding the use of solitary confinement as punishment.  In addition, Ben also worked at The Cincinnati Insurance Company participating in general insurance defense law.

After law school, Ben began practicing law in West Liberty, Ohio, before accepting a position with MARTIN BROWNE to work in both their Urbana and Springfield offices.  Ben resides in West Liberty with his wife, Leslie.

Ben is excited to serve the community he grew up in through his work at Martin Browne’s Urbana office.