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Week of May 7, 2012

Last weekís OSBA Annual Convention in Cincinnati was exciting and productive. Among the highlights: ABA President Bill Robinson talked about the crisis in court funding, Judge Patrick Fischer of Cincinnati shared his vision as he prepares to become OSBA president on July 1, Dayton attorney Jonathan Hollingsworth became the associationís new president-elect, and the OSBA was honored with the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundationís 2012 Presidential Award for Outstanding Leadership in the Delivery of Pro Bono Legal Service.

Ken Brown
Director of Public & Media Relations
kbrown@ohiobar.org
(614) 487-4426

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Cincinnati judge ready for new duties

Judge Patrick Fischer of the First District Court of Appeals in Hamilton County, will become the new president of the Ohio State Bar Association on July 1.

Dayton attorney named president-elect

Jonathan Hollingsworth has been elected by his peers to become the Ohio State Bar Associationís president-elect.

Ohio State Bar Association recognized for outstanding leadership

The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation has presented the OSBA with the 2012 Presidential Award for Outstanding Leadership in the Delivery of Pro Bono Legal Service.

Disability benefits aid injured workers

Ohio law allows for temporary total disability benefits to replace wages for employees unable to work while recovering from injury.

Columbus attorney volunteers for mock trial program

Participation in the Ohio Mock Trial is an early influencer for attorney Jeremy Young's legal career.

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