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Opioid crisis draws concern over drug-free workplace policies

As the number of opioid-related deaths continues to rise in Ohio, some attorneys are advising employers to update their drug-free workplace policies to ensure they achieve their intended function and comply with all relevant state and federal laws.
Brouse McDowell shareholder Christopher Carney, who chairs the Labor & Employm ... (full story)


Protecting your website and online visitors important shield for solos

If you are a sole practitioner with a self-maintained website, make sure to secure your site with an SSL, or secures sockets layer, certificate. This column explains the basics of SSL protection and why you should install a certificate today.
Securing data on your website
When a website is visited through any browser, the resu ... (full story)


Former Mahoning judge honored as Woman of the Year

Over the past eight months Reminger law clerk Rachel Coles said she’s been given an in-depth look at what a civil defense practice would entail, all courtesy of her mentor attorney Shirley Christian.
“Shirley has given me practical advice, taken me to depositions, client intake meetings and had me sit in on phone conf ... (full story)


One-time clients could be avenue to developing new business

Some law practices lend themselves to repeat clients. For those practices, generating new business can be as simple as going to existing clients and asking them what else they can handle for them. But for specialty practices, such as divorce law, even your happiest clients may only need your services once.
For practices that feat ... (full story)


High court to decide fate of class action waivers

Are class action and collective action waivers in which employers require workers to resolve employment-related disputes through individual arbitration and waive their right to do so through class and collective proceedings enforceable?
That’s what the U.S. Supreme Court will decide after the circuit courts failed to agree ... (full story)