Richard C. Lombardi has no complaints. Happily married with two children, a memorable childhood and a successful law practice, the 67-year-old Munroe Falls resident says it is because of his contented life that he feels compelled to help those who are less fortunate.
Lombardi’s efforts to make the community a better place ... (full story)
This year’s Law Week commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech – both harbingers of radical change. The Akron Bar Association fittingly continued its Law Week traditions in light of its own chang ... (full story)
The 8th District Court of Appeals has partially remanded a conviction ruling to the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas for resentencing on two separate counts.
David Piscura had been indicted on several charges in relation to the fire bombing of a house on Russell Avenue in Parma.
He was charged with three counts of aggrav ... (full story)
The Ohio Supreme Court will accept public comment until June 11 on probate court forms that concern Medicaid estate recovery, real property certificates of transfer, foreign adoption, and disinterment applications.
Amendments to the Rules of Superintendence for the Courts of Ohio cover Probate Forms 7.0, 7.0(A), 12.0, 12.1, 19.2 ... (full story)
The 6th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals recently upheld a decision made by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio in a case concerning discrimination of an employee by an elementary school.
Stephen Becker appealed a summary judgment in favor of the defendant, the Elmwood Local School District, in a case he fi ... (full story)
A 1st District appellate panel ruled to remand a case to the Hamilton County Municipal Court on Wednesday due to an invalid amended complaint filed against the defendant.
On April 10, 2012, a complaint for telecommunications harassment was issued against Marshell Finch.
The alleged victim of Finch’s offense was Ayesha S ... (full story)
Rep. Bill Patmon, D-Cleveland, is pushing for the passage of a bill to regulate residential construction contractors.
In sponsor testimony last week before the House Commerce, Labor and Technology committee, Patmon said enacting House Bill 140 would better protect individuals who have residential and nonresidential construction ... (full story)
CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — An immigrant who has spent most of his life in northeast Ohio will no longer face deportation after authorities finally cleared him of a crime that occurred four decades ago.
Emil Jaroszyk's 1970 robbery conviction in Carroll County went unnoticed by immigration officials until he began to make Soci ... (full story)
A lawyer can tell a client about litigation holds until the cows come home, but if the hold runs against company policy, look out. On the other hand, judges will step in and take command at the drop of a hat.
And so it went in Kirgan v. Fca Llc, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 51747 (C.D. Ill. Apr. 10, 2013).
The Kirgan court was very ... (full story)