According to cleveland.com, the song “Hang On Sloopy” has been passed by the Ohio House of Representatives as the state’s official rock song. The song has been recognized by the state legislature since the 1980’s, but not legally. It now goes to the Senate for consideration. To read the full article, click here.
At some point in your life, you’ve probably felt like you were unfairly criticized. Today, criticism is a keystroke away, whether from an errant office email, a blogger or through social media.
While most of us will never see a pension, the IRS has been expanding the opportunities for retirement savings using your 401(k) plan. Initially, there was only the opportunity to defer some of your salary into the plan in pre-tax dollars. That would allow the contribution — including the amount that would otherwise be paid in tax — to increase due to investment experience and allow the earnings to compound over the life of the account. Many employers tie the company contribution to the salary deferrals — offering a match — so that electing to defer salary results in an effective “return” on the contribution before it is even invested — essentially “free money.”
Strauss Troy Attorneys Amy Hunt and Stephen Schilling are members of the 2015 Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers (CALL) Class. This innovative Cincinnati Bar Association program focuses on practical, professional and ethical issues facing local attorneys. Through the program, local attorneys qualify for a minimum of 20 CLE hours and have an opportunity to continue their legal education and further develop their leadership skills.
As president of the Clermont County Public Library Board of Trustees, Strauss Troy Attorney Joe Braun was recently interviewed and featured in an article on Cincinnati.com about the potential land swap between the Clermont County Public Library and the Milford Exempted Village School District.
Strauss Troy client, the City of Loveland celebrated the groundbreaking of Loveland Station in late 2014. The $12 million project will include premier mixed use residential and retail development in the heart of the Loveland Historic Downtown District. The project is being developed by River Trails Flats, LLC.
Strauss Troy Attorney John Fischer was a contributing editor to the multi-volume Sixth Edition of The Developing Labor Law and to its just published 2014 Cumulative Supplement.
Strauss Troy provided legal counsel to the renovation and expansion of its client, Education Matters, an organization dedicated to enhancing access to education, personal growth opportunities and the overall quality of life for the Lower Price Hill Community.
Strauss Troy announces that Attorney Chris McDowell has joined the firm.
Mr. David Cambron, Jr., a Louisville resident and owner of a 2005 Honda Pilot, has filed a class-action lawsuit alleging that both Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Honda) and Takata Corporation knew of the dangers relating to Takata airbags for at least a decade, yet the two manufacturing companies failed to inform the public because full disclosure would have negatively impacted the market value of Honda vehicles.