VP, Legal & Legislative Affairs
Todd Book -- Todd’s duties include staffing the legal assistance hotline, writing legal articles, and teaching continuing education programs. Todd serves as executive staff liaison to Ohio REALTORS Legal Action, Forms, and C/I Committees. He also works closely with Ohio REALTORS Public Policy Group, reviewing, analyzing, and testifying on proposed legislation. He is a frequent continuing education instructor, speaker and author on legal topics for real estate brokers and agents across the state.
Todd graduated with a degree in Political Science from Western Michigan University and has a Juris Doctor from Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William and Mary.
Todd is the owner of By the Book Advisors, LLC, where he served for more than eight years as a government relations consultant on behalf of the Ohio State Bar Association. He brings extensive knowledge of Ohio law and has served as a practicing attorney throughout his career.
Additionally, Todd was an Ohio State Representative for the 89th District encompassing Scioto County and parts of Lawrence and Adams Counties (2003-2010). He has also served as the Economic Development Director of Scioto County and as an Adjunct Professor at both Ohio University Southern and Shawnee State University.
Among Todd’s key qualifications:
• Extensive Knowledge of State Government, Legislative Branch and Biennial State Budget
• Engaging Public Speaker & Published Author
• Broad Legal Knowledge, and extensive experience with Real Property Law, Business Law, and Probate Administration