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Cuyahoga County Chief Magistrate graduates from exclusive fellows program

Cuyahoga County Chief Magistrate graduates from exclusive fellows program<BR>

She’s devoted her entire career to the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Division of Domestic Relations and recently Chief Magistrate Serpil Ergun joined an exclusive group of court professionals after becoming a fellow of the Institute for Court Management (ICM).
The ICM Fellows Program, the flagship offering of the N ... (full story)

Mahoning County courts receive technology grants

A new round of court technology grants from the Ohio Supreme Court found three Mahoning County court projects to fund, much to the delight of local court administrators.
“We have an e-filing committee in the court, and we used everybody’s input to decide how to improve what we do to help the public,” said Robert ... (full story)

DOL overtime changes expected to boost the wages of millions

It’s been about a dozen years since the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) updated the salary threshold rules that employers use as guidance, along with other factors, to help decide whether white collar and other workers are entitled to overtime pay.
But that all changed last month, when the DOL’s new final rule was anno ... (full story)

Jeffrey Fickes joins Vorys as partner

CLEVELAND––Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP announced recently that Jeffrey Fickes, a corporate attorney with decades of experience in business, has joined the firm as a partner in the Cleveland and Akron offices.
“Jeff’s wealth of experience assisting companies with a wide array of legal needs will st ... (full story)

Win tickets to the Portage County Charity Horse Show

The Portage County Legal News is giving away 10 tickets by random drawing to the 57th annual Portage County Charity Horse Show, scheduled to be held at Sunbeau Valley Farm in Ravenna, July 15-17. 2016.
The show will include more than 100 classes and events over its three days, said Judy Demshar, speaking on behalf of the show&rsq ... (full story)