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Local firms mark holidays with charitable events

It’s that time of year again, when shoppers hit the malls in search of perfect gifts and those at some northeast Ohio law firms put their giving feet forward, participating in a series of charitable events.
 On Thanksgiving, at least five people from the personal injury law firm Kisling, Nestico & Redick (KNR) will ... (full story)

Court split three ways in heroin overdose case

A three-judge appellate panel in the 11th District Court of Appeals was divided three ways when it recently considered the case of James Lamar Patterson, a Trumbull County man who was convicted of reckless homicide and other charges related to the sale of heroin.
Patterson, known by his street name “Fresh,” was found ... (full story)

Man who pleaded guilty to murder has appeal denied

The 9th District Court of Appeals recently overruled an appeal from Robert Jordan Jr., a Summit County man who pleaded guilty to murder and burglary last year.
Appealing from the judgment of the county court of common pleas, Jordan claimed he did not enter his guilty pleas knowingly, intelligently and voluntarily.
His single a ... (full story)

Paralegal Section offers pipeline to jobs, knowledge

Many Akron Bar Association committees and sections offer members the chance to network and make connections that may lead to future work, but the paralegal section goes a bit further according to Joanne Moore, who serves as its advisor.
“When an attorney who is a member of the Akron Bar Association is looking for a paraleg ... (full story)

Teen’s sex offender adjudication overturned by 9th District

A Summit County trial court lost its way in adjudicating a teen delinquent in a sex case, the 9th District Court of Appeals recently ruled.
A detective filed a complaint in July 2012 against J.H. in Stark County Court of Common Pleas, claiming the 17-year-old boy appeared to be a delinquent child for committing sexual imposition. ... (full story)