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BMD promotes associates/names managing partners

BMD promotes associates/names managing partners<BR>

Brennan, Manna & Diamond’s leadership wrapped up 2016 by promoting three associates and announcing managing partners for the firm’s two newest offices.
David M. Scott was named managing partner of the Columbus office and Jeffrey C. Miller took the helm in Cleveland.
Miller joined Brennan, Manna & Diamond in ... (full story)


Akron law firm elects Jaime Umerley Kolligian as shareholder

Akron law firm elects Jaime Umerley Kolligian as shareholder

AKRON––Kastner Westman & Wilkins, LLC (KWW), a boutique labor and employment law firm representing management exclusively, has elected attorney Jaime Umerley Kolligian as shareholder.
Kolligian has spent her entire legal career at KWW, and in that time has been involved in all aspects of the firm’s employmen ... (full story)


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Concerns in Ohio mount over any repeal of federal health law

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio advocates of the federal health care law targeted by President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans said last Wednesday that repeal would jeopardize insurance coverage for as many as 1 million Ohioans by 2019 and hurt families and businesses.
Their warnings came as the state's Democratic U.S ... (full story)


Judges Gallagher, Delaney substitute for recused justices

Two district appeals court judges served as visiting judges on the Ohio Supreme Court last Wednesday and heard oral arguments in a case concerning a workers’ compensation claim by a Girl Scouts employee.
Eighth District Court of Appeals Judge Sean C. Gallagher and 5th District Court of Appeals Judge Patricia A. Delaney subs ... (full story)


Ohio attorney general files lawsuit against two telemarketing groups

A lawsuit against two Ohio telemarketing groups was announced recently by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.
Accused of running a work-from-home scheme, Buckeye Impact Group LLC and Premier Design Group LLC allegedly misled consumers and failed to deliver promised services through websites deemed to make them money through Amazon ... (full story)


OSU law professor captures prestigious award for paper

OSU law professor captures prestigious award for paper

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Professor Christopher Walker recently won the Association of American Law Schools 2017 Scholarly Papers Competition.
The competition is for law school faculty members who have been teaching for five years or fewer. Walker won for his paper entitled "Legislating in the Shadows.& ... (full story)


Survey shows many workers may be retiring at older ages

Preparation levels by workers for retirement have not changed despite gradual increases in retirement confidence, according to a Retirement Confidence Survey last year.
In the survey, workers were asked the age which they expected to retire with results showing little change from one year to another, although that age has been sl ... (full story)


Henry Heimlich, life-saving maneuver creator, dies at 96

Henry Heimlich, life-saving maneuver creator, dies at 96

CINCINNATI (AP) — The surgeon who created the life-saving Heimlich maneuver for choking victims died early Saturday, Dec. 17, in Cincinnati. Dr. Henry Heimlich was 96.
His son, Phil, said he died at Christ Hospital after suffering a heart attack earlier that week.
"My father was a great man who saved many lives,&quo ... (full story)