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Larry Poulos to receive Professionalism Award

Akron attorney Larry Poulos has served in various legal capacities throughout his career, but no matter how many hours he devoted to his work, colleagues say he always made time to give back to the community and the Akron Bar Association.
While he’s received his share of accolades over the years, the Professionalism Award w ... (full story)


Sharper's Hall of Fame nomination causes national outcry

Sharper's Hall of Fame nomination causes national outcry

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The inclusion of former NFL safety and convicted rapist Darren Sharper on the Pro Football's Hall of Fame nomination list, shocked some people last Friday and has started a national debate over who should be eligible for induction.
Sharper, a five-time Pro Bowler, appeared on the list released Thursday, ... (full story)

Court decides 14 fracking-related cases

Hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, has led to numerous lawsuits among parties disputing ownership of oil and gas rights. The Ohio Supreme Court today issued three written opinions regarding how to interpret the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act (ODMA), and dispensed with 10 other cases based on two of three cases decided today.
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Noble County mineral rights holder properly preserved oil and gas rights

A Noble County mineral rights holder properly preserved those rights when a surface owner attempted to have them deemed abandoned under Ohio’s Dormant Mineral Act (ODMA), the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently.
Applying today’s ruling in Corban v. Chesapeake Exploration L.L.C.,the Supreme Court reversed a Seventh Distr ... (full story)


Staying relevant in Google search: the search results have changed

A few months ago, Google’s search engine front page underwent an underpublicized, but very important, change that affects how all businesses come up during a search.
These changes have a particularly powerful effect on what potential clients see when they are searching for a law firm, especially if that firm is paying for h ... (full story)