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Akron Law gets high marks for low student debt

It’s been recognized for some of its programs and bar preparation techniques, now The University of Akron School of Law is getting high marks for leaving its graduates with low debt.
According to a preliminary report from the Ohio State Bar Association Futures Commission and statistics from U.S. News & World Report, in ... (full story)

Divorce attorneys should be aware of the many ins, outs of real estate law

Welcome to the second edition of my Discourse on Divorce column, in which I explore areas of law that intersect with divorce law. After examining the connection between estate planning and divorce law in my last column on April 30, in this edition, I look at how real estate lawyers can keep their clients informed of their options to ... (full story)

Silent Protest Parade: The start of the civil rights movement

In early 1917, thousands arrived each week in St. Louis as part of the Great Migration of African-Americans from the South to find employment in the North. Many found work at the Aluminum Ore Co. and the American Steel Co. in East St. Louis, but tensions soon developed with whites fearing loss of their jobs, culminating in the East ... (full story)

Magistrate Mark Huberman looks forward to a busy retirement

Mark A. Huberman, long time domestic relations and juvenile court magistrate, has retired from his position at the Mahoning County Domestic Relations court.
His retirement on June 30, however, only stood to kick-start the rest of his life, he said. “I went from having one job to having three,” he said. He is taking o ... (full story)

Porches are rock’n and roll’n in Highland Square

:AKRON––Highland Square’s annual PorchRokr Music and Art Festival transforms the verandas of one of Akron's most historic and eclectic neighborhoods into one-day art studios and concert venues.
Thousands of locals and out-of-towners rock out to some 130 diverse musicians and artists, using both area residences ... (full story)