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Mahoning Bar to host Night in Monte Carlo fundraiser

Monte Carlo is a long way from Youngstown, but on Nov. 8, the Mahoning County Bar Association will bring the aura of Monte Carlo to the Youngstown Country Club. The event begins at 7 p.m. and is $50 per person. Formal attire is required but black tie is optional.
Kathi McKnabb Welsh, president of the Mahoning County Bar Associa ... (full story)


Accused murderer will get another day in court following new evidence

A divided appellate panel in the 11th District Court of Appeals remanded a murder case to the Portage County Court of Common Pleas when it found that a defendant presented potentially new evidence in his petition for postconviction relief which was previously denied by the lower court.
A jury found defendant William Butcher guil ... (full story)


11th District rejects Intoxilyzer 8000 challenge in vehicular homicide case

Trial counsel was not ineffective for failing to challenge results from the Intoxilyzer 8000 in a fatal drunk driving case, the 11th District Court of Appeals recently ruled.
Karin L. Love pled no contest to aggravated vehicular homicide and two counts of OVI in May 2013. She was sentenced to six years in prison by an Ashtabula ... (full story)


New IRA rollover rules to take effect next year

Most people would jump at the chance to take a loan with a 0 percent interest rate and until recently those with more than one individual retirement account (IRA) had the ability to give themselves such a loan.
As Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell partner George P. Millich Jr. explained the rules allow people to receive funds fro ... (full story)


Roetzel & Andress adds new associate, recognizes partner

AKRON––Ronald B. Lee, a partner in the Roetzel & Andress's Akron office, has successfully achieved recertification as a civil trial advocate by The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA).
In order to achieve certification, the NBTA requires that attorneys successfully complete a stringent screening process that ... (full story)