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Legal Aid teams up with BMD to host free Neighborhood Law Clinic

Community Legal Aid is teaming up with Akron law firm Brennan, Manna & Diamond to help close the justice gap in northeast Ohio.
On April 21, the two firms are jointly hosting a free Neighborhood Law Clinic in Akron’s Middlebury community.
Volunteer attorneys will spend the morning answering residents’ legal qu ... (full story)

Column: Kucinich has a fitness problem

Former Representative Dennis Kucinich’s surprisingly strong polling in the Democratic gubernatorial primary is making people nervous. Democrats, particularly establishment operatives, worry that he will pull off an upset victory in the primary only to lose the general election in a year that generally favors Democrats.
Kuci ... (full story)

When a spouse’s personality changes make divorce a necessity

Welcome to my regular column, Discourse on Divorce. In this edition, I look at divorces that involve a spouse who has undergone a significant personality change and how attorneys can handle divorces under these circumstances.
As part of my practice, it is not unusual to have a scenario in which a spouse decides to file for divorc ... (full story)

EU’s data protection regulations deadline is fast approaching

The General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, will soon be enforced. But how many employees, or executive members of your organization know what the GDPR is and why they should care about it? Is it IT’s problem? Is it legal’s problem? Is it sales’ problem? Whose problem is it?
GDPR is a regulation in European ... (full story)

Attorneys weigh in on 6th Circuit transgender ruling

Employers in Ohio and three other states are being advised to update policies and provide training to ensure that transgender and transitioning employees receive the same treatment as other groups that are protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
This after a recent 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in EEOC v. ... (full story)