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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,...

Financial and Legal Planning for Millenials: What you need to know to help grow your assets, stay on budget, and protect and provide for your children.

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Financial and Legal Planning for Millenials: What you need to know to help grow your assets, stay on budget, and protect and provide for your children. Please click on the link below to view the event flyer: PatriotMalarikCiani_Event

Teresa Kotomski back in court, defended by Mary Jane Trapp

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Mary Jane Trapp is defending Teresa Kotomski, who is back in court convicted of fatally poisoning her husband with antifreeze and hoping to get a retrial. For the full article, click here: http://www.starbeacon.com/news/local_news/teresa-kotomski-back-in-court/article_7dff5245-3eba-52fa-8f78-8994ea08d693.html  

The legal issues surrounding social media and BYOD (bring your own devices)

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  Thanks to Geauga Growth for inviting me to present social media issues for businesses this morning. Bonnie Troyer joined me to present the topic from the HR perspective. The legal issues surrounding social media and BYOD (bring your own devices) are constantly changing and sometimes quite entertaining...

Supreme Court of Ohio Watch

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Mary Jane Trapp of Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan, a Legal Professional Association,  will regularly spotlight the most recent Ohio Supreme Court decisions affecting our clients, their businesses and their families. Mary Jane is a former appellate judge who also sat on the Supreme Court of Ohio by...

Post-Close Liability in an Asset Only Purchase

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Recently, in Hampton’s on King, Inc. v. Ohio Dept. of Job & Family Services, 10th Dist. Franklin No.  14AP-243, 2014-Ohio-5666, Ohio’s Tenth District Court of Appeals found that the purchaser of the assets of a business inherited the unemployment compensation contribution rates from the...

Sponsor a Family for the Holidays

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Thank you to all Geauga County Bar Association members for your generous contributions of new toys, clothing, gift cards, food and money to support Geauga County’s Job & Family Services “Sponsor a Family” drive for the holidays. Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan, a Legal Professional Association,...

TD&D Joins Mentor Chamber of Commerce

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Mary Jane Trapp will be the firm’s lead representative within the Mentor Chamber of Commerce. Click here to view our business listing within their Directory Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce announces new members

Teen Drivers

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Drive Safely!  The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles reports that the NUMBER ONE KILLER of teens is car crashes.  With schools out and teen drivers taking the roadways, be sure to spend some quality time with your young drivers to make sure they follow such safe driving practices as: –     No...

Brandon Dynes has been sworn in as Secretary of the Lake County Bar Association Executive Council!

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On June 13, 2014 Brandon Dynes was sworn in and installed as Secretary of the Lake County Bar Association Executive Council by Judge Colleen Falkowski.  He will serve a four year term which shall culminate in his being President of the Bar Association.