August 22, 2008
Politics of Law and the Law of Politics
As the 2008 elections grow near, the frequency of political television ads, news reports, and opinions escalates. From absentee voting to ballot initiatives, presidential politics, and Ohio’s role in the fate of the national elections, we're in for lots of changes.
Be prepared—attend the Columbus Bar’s Election Law Seminar on September 11. The program brings together some of Franklin County’s most experienced election law attorneys to discuss recent changes in the law, litigating election law cases, and lobbying and ethics.
Donald J. McTigue has been practicing in the fields of election and campaign finance law for more than 20 years. He will provide insights into campaign finance. H. Ritchey Hollenbaugh has been appointed Special Prosecutor in several high profile matters in both Franklin and Athens counties, he’s served as a member of both the State and County Public Defender Commissions, and he’s a past president of both the Columbus Bar and the Ohio State Bar Associations. He will talk about his experiences in the area of litigating election law cases. Mr. Mark McGinnis concentrates on election and campaign finance law, with a specific focus in legislation and the legislative process. He will address the issue of lobbying and ethics.
The Election Law Seminar is 1:30pm to 4:45 pm with 3.0 hours of CLE credit. Register online or call 614/221.2112 for event #GO080911. The cost is Members: $105 prepaid / $120 day; Non-members: $150 prepaid / $165 day of; and Non-attorneys: $75 prepaid / $90 day of.