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Longtime sole practitioner to receive Professionalism Award

The legal field has undergone numerous changes since attorney Robert H. Brown first began practicing in 1965, but colleagues say his commitment to his clients and desire to uphold the standards of the profession remain the same.
“Bob is an amazing advocate for his clients and he does so while maintaining professional behavi ... (full story)

9 years, 8 months and 1 week of Cases and Controversies.

A little over 10 years ago, Rick Smith, then the editor of the Akron Legal News, returned my call. My younger child and I were at a park for a play date from which I had to step away to take the call on my cell. That typical work-from-home dad transaction launched this column.
I had gotten in touch with Rick to ask about possible ... (full story)

Legal Aid opens virtual office for low-income Wayne County residents

Legal Aid opens virtual office for low-income Wayne County residents<BR>

Some are grandparents raising grandchildren due to the opioid epidemic.
Others have been evicted from their homes with nowhere to turn, or feeling powerless to get out of a domestic violence scenario.
What they have in common is that they need legal help, but are unable to afford it.
But thanks to a new partnership between ... (full story)

Who keeps marital home in divorce can be most contentious of questions

Deciding what happens to the marital home can be one of the most contentious aspects of divorce as it is often the most valuable asset. In addition, this is where the family lived together, so the decision of what to do with the home can be emotionally charged.
The first question for many divorcing couples is: What should we do w ... (full story)

There's more to health care access than pre-existing conditions

(THE CONVERSATION) Health care has been a universal topic of discussion this political season. Candidates from both parties say they are in favor of it, although definitions of “it” vary widely. But what all agree is that it has to do with access. Can I get the care I need when it is needed, or are there barriers such ... (full story)