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Brouse McDowell adds two attorneys to its roster

Brouse McDowell adds two attorneys to its roster<BR>

Brouse McDowell recently added two associates to its growing legal team.
J. Alex Quay began working in the firm’s Akron office as a member of the Litigation Practice Group in early February and last September Colleen Geib started in the Cleveland office. Geib splits her time between the Corporate & Securities and Health ... (full story)


Convicted murderer not too drunk to waive Miranda rights

Trial counsel was not constitutionally ineffective in a Jefferson County murder case, the 7th District Court of Appeals recently ruled.
A jury found Jeffrey Spring guilty of murder, a firearm specification and tampering with evidence in the death of Stephen Boyer. Spring was sentenced to 18 years to life in prison.
According t ... (full story)


Meet Akron’s newest ‘People’s Court’ judge

Meet Akron’s newest ‘People’s Court’ judge<BR>

Jason T. Adams has wanted to be an attorney for as long as he can remember.
Born and raised in West Akron, the 53-year-old also always knew he wanted to practice law in his beloved hometown.
“I love Akron. I always have,” he said. “I even bought my parents’ house.”
On March 1, Adams became the ... (full story)


Kastner Westman & Wilkins adds new associate attorney

Kastner Westman & Wilkins adds new associate attorney<BR>

AKRON––Kastner Westman & Wilkins, LLC, a boutique labor and employment law firm representing management exclusively, hired John W. Hofstetter as an associate attorney.
In addition to litigating a variety of employment cases, Hofstetter’s work at KWW includes all aspects of the firm’s labor and employme ... (full story)


GOP health care plan: Supply side is back

The long-awaited Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act is still looking for friends. Critics on the left dislike the loss in coverage. Critics on the right dislike its distorted incentives. If former speaker John Boehner were still in Congress, he would likely resurrect his line comparing its popularity to garlic milksh ... (full story)