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Common pleas court administrative and presiding judges named

AKRoN––The Summit County Court of Common Pleas General Division judges nominated and approved Judge Amy Corrigall Jones to serve a second term as administrative judge in 2018.
The administrative judge is responsible for and exercises control over the administration, docket, and calendar of the general division of th ... (full story)


Biologic dispute finds federal law pre-empts California state law claims

In our prior article, “Sandoz v. Amgen: A landmark ruling, but state law claims still undecided” (Dec. 13), we discussed the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision relating to the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act and certain state law issues that were remanded to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circui ... (full story)


Law Bulletin: Networking tips to boost originations

As you’re building or rewriting your business development plan for 2018, it might make sense to look at where improvements and efficiencies can be made. One critical area that’s typically overlooked is networking. Any networking event you attend or coffee meeting you conduct can sap away your time at lightning speed. Her ... (full story)


Judge Kathryn Michael named for Akron Municipal Court’s presiding judge

AKRON––Judge Kathryn Michael will serve as the administrative/presiding judge of the Akron Municipal Court for 2018.
In this role, Judge Michael will oversee the administration, docket and calendar as well as the observance of the rules of superintendence and the timely reporting and termination of all cases in the co ... (full story)


Summit County Probation Department receives grant

AKRON––The Summit County Adult Probation Department has been awarded the Justice Reinvestment and Incentive Grant for fiscal years 2018 and 2019, announced Summit County Common Pleas Administrative Judge Amy Corrigall Jones.
JRIG, which will replace the Probation Investment and Improvement Grant the department rece ... (full story)