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New Portage County Juvenile Court program puts `Children First’

New Portage County Juvenile Court program puts `Children First’<BR>

Ever since Robert Berger first became Portage County’s juvenile/probate judge in 2015, he has seen a great need for a parenting class.
More specifically, he has wanted to help address the specific issues parents who are unmarried and not living together face after filing actions in Juvenile Court for custody, visitation and ... (full story)

OSBF awards civics education grant to media group

OSBF awards civics education grant to media group<BR>

From editorial feature writing and digital and socialized content creation to events at county libraries—those are a few of the mechanisms Issue Media Group (IMG) and its subsidiary Soapbox Cincinnati plan to use to improve the civics knowledge of Ohioans.
This after the Ohio State Bar Foundation Board of Trustees awarded I ... (full story)

MCBA employee to display artwork in NYC

MCBA employee to display artwork in NYC<BR>

She’s been dabbling in artistic endeavors since she was a child and now Linda Mikula, assistant to the executive director at The Mahoning County Bar Association has been invited to showcase some of her work at the Pleiades Gallery in New York City.
Mikula’s work will appear in the gallery’s invitational show, &l ... (full story)

Cover the bases: Get insurance involved

Most of us start a case at the beginning and work forward. My friend Seth Lamden works backward.
Seth is a policyholder/coverage attorney. He also happens to be a competitive powerlifter. He approaches insurance mediations and lifting meets the same way.
“A powerlifting meet is scored by the total of the lifter’s s ... (full story)

9th District appellate court reverses Goodyear asbestos case

A Summit County Common Pleas Court erred by granting summary judgment in favor of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in an asbestos case, according to the 9th District Court of Appeals.
Margie Taylor originally sued Goodyear in Cuyahoga County on behalf of her late father, Russell Young.
Case summary indicates that Taylor claimed ... (full story)