Strauss Troy Hosts High School Students For Junior Achievement’s Job Shadow Day

Shroder High School students join Strauss Troy for Junior Achievement Job Shadow Day

On March 20, 2015, Strauss Troy participated in Junior Achievement’s Job Shadow Day by hosting 10 students from Shroder High School. Job Shadow Day is an initiative to actively engage students in the world of work by giving them the opportunity to experience a “real job” up close.

Strauss Troy Attorney Corey Hamilton To Present Copyright Issues To UC DAAP Students

Strauss Troy Attorney Corey Hamilton, Copyright Law, UC DAAP

Strauss Troy Attorney Corey Hamilton will present copyright and trademark issues in today’s digital environment to students in the University of Cincinnati’s Design, Architecture, Art and Planning (DAAP) program on April 1 as part of its “Spring 2015 Professional Practices for Fine Artists” course.

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.

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.