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June 17, 2022

Overtime Obligations: Why You Should Pay Attention to S.B. 47

On July 6, 2022, Ohio’s overtime laws are changing as Senate Bill 47 takes effect. Signed into law earlier this year, S.B. 47 attempts to better define employers’ overtime obligations,


June 17, 2022

Pay Transparency Can Be Good for Business

A recent study by Visier indicated that 79% of respondents want pay transparency. Like it or not, employees are going to talk about wages.


May 20, 2022

2022-23 CBA Board of Governors Election Results

Congratulations to the newly-elected CBA officers and board members who will be sworn in at the CBA Annual Meeting on June 9.


May 13, 2022

Columbus Bar 2022 Judicial Performance Poll Results Announced

The results of the Columbus Bar Association online 2022 Judicial Performance Poll have been calculated. Judges who have held office for at least one year were rated on a scale of one to five for performance in categories unique to each court.


May 13, 2022

How Increased Workplace Flexibility Impacts Family and Medical Leave

For many, there’s no real distinction between work and home. These lines are particularly blurry when employees are on a prolonged time away from the office, such as for maternity or parental leave, although this fuzziness has also creeped into vacation time.


May 13, 2022

Analyzing the “Settle-or-Fight” Decision

“Should I fight, or cave a little and focus on making widgets?” Here are six questions I ask clients about that question in any dispute.


May 02, 2022

Congratulations, New Central Ohio Attorneys!

On February 22-23, 2022 the Ohio Bar Examination was administered in Columbus. Congratulations to the following new attorneys and welcome to the central Ohio legal community!


April 29, 2022

Nonprofit Board Members Have Critical Fiduciary Responsibilities

Serving on a charity’s board of directors or trustees is not just an honor or something to add to a resumé. It requires significant time, effort and, most importantly, oversight of the organization’s activities, finances and adherence to its charitable purpose.


April 29, 2022

Gender Check-the-Box Options Are Expanded on Federal Forms

Effective March 31, President Biden announced a number of changes designed to remove barriers faced by transgender Americans. These changes include modifying certain federal forms that require an applicant to choose “male” or “female” in order to complete the form.


April 22, 2022

Volunteers Needed: Ethics Case Monitors

In some ethics cases brought by the CBA, the Ohio Supreme Court orders, as part of its decision, the appointment of a “monitoring attorney” by the CBA in accordance with the Ohio Rules for the Government of the Bar.