571 S HIGH ST, COLUMBUS OH 43215
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571 S HIGH ST, COLUMBUS OH

614-257-9349 or 614-582-6049

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Bail Bondsman

Founders

Sam English (1919-1988)

Sam English is nationally recognized and is one of the most respected name in the industry. Originally from Georgia, Sam started his bonding career in the late 60s and was an employee of SMD Bonding co for several years before becoming owner/partner and forming SDM&HLS Bonding Co in 1982.

Lowell Fox

Original Owner/Partner. Originally started his career in Franklin County Clerks Office. Hired by Dave Handler and Sandy Solomon in 1971.

Owners

JON HANDLER

Jonathan Handler is the owner/partner at SMD/HLS Bonding Company. Originally from Columbus, OH Jon graduated from Bexley High School and went on to obtain his bachelor of arts from the University of Kansas where he graduated with a degree in Psychology. Jon is a 3rd generation owner and grandson of founder Dave Handler. He is a proud and active member of Professional Bail Agents of the United States, Inc. Jon resides in Gahanna with his wife and daughter

JOHN FOX

John Fox has been in the surety business for 17 years and is a second generation bondsman. He is the son of Lowell Fox who has been active in the bail bond industry since 1971. John expert skills of the industry which help him excel in his profession. John also holds his property and casualty license which would allow him to to be involved in numerous other fields of the insurance profession such as underwriting auto, homeowners and even business insurance. No bond is to big or to small and he is available to post your bond in all courts day or night.

Ohio Bail Bondsmen & Staff

Michael English

Michael English, the son of one of the previous owners Sam English, has been in the bail bond profession for nearly 30 years and has been a full time employee with HLS his entire career. Michael was in the military prior to becoming a bail agent. Michael and his father are nationally recognized in the profession.

Karen Goodrich

Karen Goodrich has been a full time employee of HLS bonding for 24 years. Formerly she served as a radio dispatcher for the police department. Her son fought in the war in Afghanistan and is currently at home Karen’s daughter-in-law is also a full time employee of HLS Bonding Co.

Craig George

Craig George has been in the bail bond industry for 9 years and is retired from the franklin county municipal clerk of courts after 26 years.

Richard Hoffman

Richard Hoffman had been a full-time employee for HLS Bonding Co. for over 20 years and was previously a Perry Township police officer before retiring.

Hanna Nance

Hannah Nance is the daughter-in-law of Karen Goodrich. Hannah works full-time for HLS, performing multiple office tasks, data entry work, and manages the collection department.

Mike Hatzo

Michael Hatzo has been a licensed bondsman for 9 years and works full time for HLS Bonding Co. He retired from the Westerville police department after 30 years on the force, retiring as a Sargent. Michael also worked the streets and as a detective. Michael also has a private investigators license through the State of Ohio