Korey M. Kidwell, Partner

Korey M. Kidwell graduated from Ohio Northern University in 1998 where he received a Bachelor of Science degree. In 2000, he received a Master of Health Administration degree from The Ohio State University. Korey received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Capital University Law School in 2007 and was admitted to the Ohio Bar in May 2007. 

Locally, Korey is active in the community.  He and his wife, Kelly, are members of Faith Baptist Church in Mount Vernon. He is a Member of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club (President), a Member of the Knox Community Hospital Foundation Advisory Board, and a Member of the Knox Community Hospital Board of Trustees. Korey is Past President of the Knox County Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees, Past President of Licking/Knox Goodwill Industries Board of Trustees, a past Member of the Mount Vernon YMCA Board of Trustees, and is a 2009 Graduate of Leadership Knox.

Professionally, Korey is a member of the American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, and Past President of the Knox County Bar Association.  He is a Member of the Knox County Public Defender's Commission and a past Member of the Knox County Law Library Board.

Cynthia A. Cunningham, Partner

Joining Murray, Rauzi & Kidwell in 2014, Cynthia A. Cunningham returns to Knox County after nearly a decade long career in government affairs where she worked at the federal, state and local levels.  A graduate of Mount Vernon High School (2000) and Kenyon College (2004), Cindy received her Juris Doctorate from Capital University Law School in 2012 and was admitted to the Ohio bar in October of that same year.

Cindy is an active member of the Kenyon Alumni Association, where she has served as a Class Agent for more than eleven years.  She is an active member of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club and attends Fredericktown First Presbyterian Church. Professionally, Cindy is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Ohio Women's Bar Association, and the Knox County Bar Association (Treasurer). Cindy currently serves on the Government Affairs, State Legislative/Regulatory Action, and Title Counsel Committees for the American Land Title Association. Cindy is a member of the New Directions Board of Directors (Vice-President), the YMCA of Mount Vernon Board of Directors, the Knox County Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees, and the Heart of Ohio Estate Planning Council (President). Cindy has previously served on the Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI) Advisory Council for Disability Rights Ohio

Cindy lives in Mount Vernon with her husband, Jim, and their daughter. 

Robert D. Lee, Associate

Robert D. Lee (“Bob”) graduated from The Ohio State University with a BSBA degree with a dual major in Accounting and Finance in 1975 and Capital Law School in 1979 and admitted to the Bar in 1979.  He received his CPA in 1985, but is now inactive. He worked for Lending institutions for 19 years.  He owned and operated a sole practice law office and Title Company for 23 years.

Bob is active in the Community.  He is a Member of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club, being a past Board member.  He is a member of the Board for the Mount Vernon Parking Company (Downtown).  He and his wife are active members of Gay Street United Methodist Church, serving on many Committees and outreach of the Church.

Professionally Bob is a Member of the American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, Knox County Bar Association (being past President and past Treasurer), American Land Title Association and Ohio Land Title Association.

Bob has a farm background and still owns the family farm in Marion County. He has much experience in landlording and owns rental properties. He and his wife, Evelyn have two adult children, Tom (Sarah) Lee, and Karen (Jeremy) Budd and two grandchildren (Isaac and Audrey Budd).  They enjoy traveling and riding bicycles.   

Richard B. Murray (retired)

Richard B. Murray was admitted to practice law in Ohio in 1977, after graduating from The Ohio State University in 1959 (B.A.), and Capital University in 1977 (J.D.). Richard has served as President of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club, Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce, and the Knox County Bar Association.  Mr. Murray retired from the practice of law January 31, 2014 and now enjoys spending his time traveling with his wife, Susan.

Robert M. Rauzi (retired)

Robert L. Rauzi was born in Mansfield, Ohio in 1944, graduated from Oberlin College in 1966, and the Mortiz College of Law at The Ohio State University in 1971. Admitted to the Ohio bar in 1972, he served as President of the Knox County Bar Association from 1977-1978, and was a member of the Ohio State Bar Association. Mr. Rauzi retired from the practice of law December 31, 2014 and now enjoys playing golf and traveling with his wife, Penny.

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