Columbus Bar Lawyers Quarterly

Spring 2014

Columbus Bar Lawyers Quarterly - (View PDF)
Complete publication for Spring 2014.

Civil Jury Trials - (View PDF)
by Monica L. Waller
Franklin County Common Pleas Court.

Flat Fee / Often Flat Wrong - (View PDF)
by Bruce A. Campbell
Fair warning: I am in one of those increasingly infrequent moods in which I feel moved to say something serious about this professional ethics thing I am supposed to promote.

"Friending" the Court - (View PDF)
by Dennis D. Hirsch
Using amicus advocacy before the Ohio Supreme Court.

How to Give an Effective Closing Argument - (View PDF)
by John M. Gonzales
It is widely accepted that jurors have already made up their mind about your case by the time closing arguments are given. So what difference will your closing argument make to the jury in deciding the case?

Lawyers with Artistic License: Seventh in a Series - (View PDF)
by Heather G. Sowald
Stanley D. Ross has always had an interest in mechanical things, and finds beauty, among other things, in the design of war ships and race cars.

Let's Talk It Over - (View PDF)
by Edward M. Krauss
How can you provide the most valuable assistance to your client when a mediation is going to take place? The best way is to shift your thinking and preparation from a litigation model to mediation.

Lunch with My Father - (View PDF)
by Mark Petrucci
When I received my license in 1990, I started as an associate in my father’s law practice. My father was licensed in 1957 and never had a partner.

Observing Egypt's Constitutional Referendum Election - (View PDF)
by Jennifer Brunner
The mass protests at Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, beginning January 25, 2011, marked the beginning of the end of a long-held dictatorship under President Mubarak and the birth of democracy in Egypt.

Probate Law 101: Estate Planning - (View PDF)
by Trent Stechschulte
Many new lawyers will undoubtedly be asked at some time in their legal career to write a will, administer an estate or handle some other estate planning guide for a client, family member or friend.

Round Out an Attorney's Life - (View PDF)
by Hon. David E. Cain
A local agency is seeking some good-hearted attorneys to step out of their legal mindsets and assist a court in a different way – in a role focused on the most vulnerable individuals caught up in the judicial net.

Selling Tesla - (View PDF)
by Nichole Reiss
Reviewing the legal obstacles and setting up shop in Ohio.

Spotlight on the Barrister Leadership Program - (View PDF)
by Catherine Woltering
Have you ever been at a networking event wondering how to introduce yourself to a group of people you’ve never met?

The Arc of an Extraordinary Career - (View PDF)
by Beatrice Nokuri
We look back at how the Capital University Law School Dean built a lasting legal career in Central Ohio.

The Art and Constitutional Ramifications of Plea Bargaining - (View PDF)
by Jessica G. Fallon
Learning how to work with a prosecutor and a judge to effectively and efficiently represent your client is perhaps one of the most important aspects of being a criminal defense lawyer.

The Evolution of the Lautenberg Amendment - (View PDF)
by David J. Fetters
What is a crime of domestic violence?