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The Portage County Legal News

The Portage County Legal News is a daily publication devoted to legal, financial, real estate and general news. Designated by the Federal, County and Municipal Courts as the Official Law Journal of Portage County, Ohio.

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Longtime sole practitioner to receive Professionalism Award

The legal field has undergone numerous changes since attorney Robert H. Brown first began practicing in 1965, but colleagues say his commitment to his clients and desire to uphold the standards of the profession remain the same.
“Bob is an amazing advocate for his clients and he does so while maintaining professional behavi ... (full story)

9 years, 8 months and 1 week of Cases and Controversies.

A little over 10 years ago, Rick Smith, then the editor of the Akron Legal News, returned my call. My younger child and I were at a park for a play date from which I had to step away to take the call on my cell. That typical work-from-home dad transaction launched this column.
I had gotten in touch with Rick to ask about possible ... (full story)

Conservatives push for change after GOP loses the House

Conservatives push for change after GOP loses the House

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Nancy Pelosi wrangles votes in her bid for House speaker, another leadership battle is playing out on the Republican side, where Kevin McCarthy faces a challenge from conservative Freedom Caucus co-founder Jim Jordan to lead the new GOP minority.
Republicans lost the House majority in last week's midter ... (full story)