Ohio House Passes “Hang On Sloopy” As Official State Rock Song

Ohio State University Marching Band, Ohio Statehouse, Hang on Sloopy, Official Sate Rock Song

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.

Making The Most Of Your 401(k) Plan — The Path To A “Back Door” Roth IRA

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.”

Three Strauss Troy Attorneys Join 2015 Cincinnati Academy Of Leadership For Lawyers

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.

Strauss Troy Attorney Joe Braun Featured In Cincinnati Enquirer Article On Clermont County Land Swap

Joe Braun, Cincinnati Enquirer, Clermont County Land Swap, Clermont County Library

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.

Attorney Tony Barlow Participates In Loveland Station Groundbreaking

Tony Barlow, Loveland Station, Groundbreaking

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 Provided Legal Counsel To Renovation Of Local Community Center

Education Matters, Lower Price Hill Community, Renovation, Expansion of services, Strauss Troy Legal Counsel

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.

Attorney Christopher McDowell Joins Strauss Troy Firm Expands Criminal and Commercial Litigation Expertise

Strauss Troy Attorney Chris McDowell

Strauss Troy announces that Attorney Chris McDowell has joined the firm.

Louisville Honda Owner Files Class-Action Lawsuit Against Honda And Takata Alleging Diminished Value Due to Defective Airbags

Strauss Troy Files Airbag Class-Action Lawsuit In Kentucky Against Honda And Takata

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.