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January 20, 2022

CBA Members Recognized in 2022 Ohio Super Lawyers Listings

We’re not the only ones who think our CBA members are super! So many of our members were named as 2022 Ohio Super Lawyers; clearly, CBA members are the best of the best.


January 07, 2022

Top 5 Tips for Conducting Voluntary Environmental Audits

Many businesses choose to conduct internal audits to evaluate compliance with environmental laws because such audits, when administered in a thorough and thoughtful manner, serve as a powerful risk management tool.


January 07, 2022

Top Reasons Why You Should Avoid Being Subject to Guardianship

A famous singer and a 2020 cinematic hit recently brought guardianships much attention. Guardianship is the legal process of declaring a person incompetent and making the person a ward of the court. Can guardianship be avoided? You bet!


January 05, 2022

Columbus Bar Foundation to Host Civics Education Event for Local High School Teachers and Students

On March 10, 2022, the Columbus Bar Foundation will host "Preserving Our Democracy," an event for local high school government and history teachers and their students. The event will feature Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham and special remarks by Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor and U.S. District Court Chief Judge Algenon L. Marbley.


December 31, 2021

What Every Ohioan Should Know About Eminent Domain

“Eminent domain” is a term most property owners hope to never hear. It conjures up images of steamrollers, bulldozers and wrecking balls, of having valuable real estate destroyed, or of losing one’s home and memories.


December 31, 2021

Conflicting Vaccination Laws: Employers Caught in the Middle

It's a very challenging time for employers trying to navigate numerous federal and state vaccination laws.


December 29, 2021

You Spoke. We Listened.

Columbus Bar members overwhelmingly prefer to continue using Zoom to attend committee meetings and short CLE programs. But you also miss opportunities for in-person networking and social events. We’ll give you both!


December 22, 2021

CBA Offices Closed to In-Person Visitors

Due to the rising number of COVID incidents, the CBA offices will be closed to in-person visitors until January 3, 2022.  Our staff is working remotely and available via email to assist you. 


December 20, 2021

Court Appointed Counsel Receive a Pay Increase for the First Time in 15 Years

Attorneys appointed by Franklin County courts to represent indigent persons charged with criminal offenses will receive a pay increase beginning in January 2022. The Columbus Bar Association has been advocating for the increase since 2019.


December 10, 2021

Overview of Restrictive Covenants

For companies of all shapes and sizes, incorporating restrictive covenants into their employee policies and agreements is a critical step to protect intangible assets and goodwill developed through company operations.