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Dale Markowitz to Speak at the National Business Institute’s Seminar: Ensuring Local Governments Comply with the Law.

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Dale Markowitz will be speaking at the National Business Institute’s Seminar: Ensuring Local Governments Comply with the Law on Thursday, December 12, 2019.  This presentation will focus on gaining a better understanding of municipal liability issues. For more information and registration details,...

Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan’s, Tim Collins to be Honored at the 2020 CMLAA

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The Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association (CMLAA) will host its 2020 Annual Recognition Luncheon (ARL) on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Noon at the Renaissance Downtown Cleveland Hotel. Doors open at 11:30 A.M. The honorees will be: Tim Collins, ’85, Principal, Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan, and Ohio...

Peggy Foley Jones Selected to Join FINRA’s Arbitrator Roster

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A BIG congratulations to Peggy Foley Jones for being selected to join FINRA’s (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) Arbitrator Roster.

Peggy Foley Jones to Speak On a Panel for Ladder Down at Taft Stettinius & Hollister

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On August 28, 2019, Peggy Foley Jones will be speaking on a panel for Ladder Down at Taft Stettinius & Hollister. The topic is “What lessons have you learned along the way on your path to success”. Ladder Down is a year long program that provides training and career development to empower women...

Peggy Foley Jones to Speak at the Cleveland Employment Lawyers Association’s Half-Day Seminar

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Peggy Foley Jones will be speaking at the Cleveland Employment Lawyers Association’s Half-Day Seminar: Succeeding in Arbitration on September 13, 2019.  This seminar will focus on the arbitration practice, the process of becoming an arbitrator, and practice guidance on serving as an arbitrator –...

Peggy Foley Jones to Speak at the 2019 LERA Conference

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Peggy Foley Jones will be speaking at the LERA conference on June 14, 2019. An Arbitrator’s Perspective on Discovery Challenges – Rationale for Discovery in Arbitration: Factors Considered in Weighing Scope of Discovery – Including Persuasive Arguments and Effective Objections. Please visit https://lera.memberclicks.net/71st-lera-anl-mtg/...

Mary Jane Trapp Seeks 11th Ohio District Court of Appeals Judgeship

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Seeking an 11th Ohio District Court of Appeals judgeship for a term beginning Feb. 10 are two lawyers in private practice, one of them a former judge of the court, which hears appeals from Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake, Portage and Trumbull counties. The Republican nominee is Casey O’Brien of Jefferson,...

The THREE Biggest Mistakes People Make with Car Insurance

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By John Liber, Thrasher Dinsmore & Dolan 10-1-14, updated 6-11-18 I do not sell auto insurance.  But after 25 years of fighting the insurance industry through claims and lawsuits on behalf of injured people in many states including Ohio and Florida, I certainly have learned enough.  The following...

How Effective is Your Insurance Coverage?

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By John Liber This is one of the toughest aspects of my practice – when the reality of insufficient insurance coverage strikes home. Very few people realize that when we get behind the wheel, we are engaging in one of the most dangerous activities in the history of mankind.  More people are hurt and...

TDD principal, Mary Jane Trapp, was one of the four authors of the comprehensive Cuyahoga County bail reform report released today.

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Cuyahoga County task force seeks sweeping bail reforms CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cuyahoga County should adopt sweeping judicial reforms that would dramatically change the way bail is set and give poor defendants a better shot at justice, according to a much-awaited report by a task force of local judges,...