Event Calendar

Upcoming events

    • August 07, 2015
    • 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    • Lorain County Justice Center, 6th Floor, Elyria, Ohio

    Probate Section Meeting


    Judge Walther’s Courtroom, 6th Floor

    Discuss potential topics and presenters for LCBA Annual Probate Seminar.

    Drinks and continental breakfast will be provided.


    • August 07, 2015
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Lorain County Metro Parks Carlisle Vister Center, LaGrange, Ohio
    THE NEW LAWYERS SECTION OF
    THE LORAIN COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
    PRESENTS

    The Annual Professional Conduct
    (formerly Ethics, Professionalism, Substance Abuse)
    and Law Practice Management

    Friday, August 7, 2015

    6.25 CLE Hours:
    2.50 Professional Conduct*
    3.75 General
        *satisfies all requirements

    Remember to dress casually

    8:30 a.m.    Your Local Law Library – What It Can Do For You
                            Mary Kovacs, Lorain County Law Librarian

    9:30 a.m.    What I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me
                          Before I Started My Own Practice
                            Attorney John S. Haynes

    10:30 a.m.  Break

    10:45 a.m   Ethical Issues In Running Your Practice
                          Chris Cook, LCBA Bar Counsel
                       Including: Top attorney ethical violations
                                       Avoiding malpractice claims
                                       Client retainers/disengagement letters
                                       Conflicts
                                       Withdrawal as counsel
                                       Overview of grievance &
                                          disciplinary system
                                       Case law update with
                                           hypothetical questions

    12:15 p.m.   Lunch (included)

    1:00 p.m.     Law Firm Cybersecurity:
                          Practical Tips For Protecting Your Data
                             Joseph S. Marquette, President
                              Accellis Technology Group
                         Including:  Why law firms are attractive
                                               targets to hackers
                                           How firms are getting hacked and
                                               what you can do about it
                                           Operational & technical controls
                                                your firm can use to prevent
                                                breaches
                                           How education and training play a
                                                role in keeping your company
                                                safe

    2:00 p.m.     Billing Ethically to Get Paid
                            Gretchen Koehler Mote,
                               Ohio Bar Liability Insurance Company
                        A look at billing practices in light of the ethics
                        rules and how to use good office procedures to
                        incorporate into your daily practice that will help
                        you get paid

    3:00 p.m     Break

    3:15 p.m.    Considerations in Purchasing Malpractice
                          Insurance
                             Gretchen Koehler Mote,
                               Ohio Bar Liability Insurance Company
                        Including:  Basics pf Legal Malpractice Insurance
                                         Claims-Made and Reported Policies –
                                            What is and is not covered under
                                             most policies
                                          Tail coverage – Why it is Important
                                    
                                          
    Cost:   
        New Attorneys, Under 5 years    $130* for 6.25 hrs!
        LCBA Member Attorney                $150* for 6.25 hrs!
        Non-Member                                $180* for 6.25 hrs!

    *This total includes the $5 surcharge for credit card payments.

    The Visitor Center of the Carlisle Reservation in the
    Lorain County MetroParks
    12882 Diagonal Road, LaGrange, Ohio 44050

    Mail Registrations to:   
    LCBA
    627 Broad Street
    Elyria, OH 44035                   

    Directions:

    From Elyria:  Take LaGrange/State Route 301 South to Nickle Plate – Diagonal Rd., which is right after the Carlisle Township Fire Department, and drive 1.5 miles and the entrance will be on your right.

    From Cleveland:  Take I-480 west to Route 10/20.  Take Route 10/20 west to Route 301 South/LaGrange Road exit.  Turn left onto Route 301 South.  Drive a short distance to the second intersection on your right, Nickle Plate – Diagonal Rd., which is right after the Carlisle Township Fire Department, and drive 1.5 miles and the entrance will be on your right.

    Cancellation Policy:  Individuals canceling up to 48 hours prior to the date of the seminar will be issued a credit for attending a future seminar.  Those not attending or those leaving early will receive the course materials in full consideration of the seminar fee paid.
    • August 20, 2015
    • 4:30 PM
    • Wood & Wine, Avon, Ohio
    Domestic Relations Section Meeting

    Wood & Wine
    38790 Chester Rd, Avon, OH 44011
    • August 25, 2015
    • 4:45 PM
    • Kinlin Towne Law Offices, Elyria, Ohio
    Juvenile Section Meeting

    Kinlin Towne Law Offices
    Lorain National Bank Building
    124 Middle Ave., 9th Floor
    Suite 900
    Elyria, OH  44035

    Pizza, wing and soda will be ordered.

    Please provide Paul an “I am coming” email at the beginning of May, so I can plan the food accordingly, but you can still attend even if you don’t give the “RSVP”.

    Ideas/ Questions – call Paul at 440-329-5769 or email at pmkocsis@yahoo.com

    • September 09, 2015
    • 12:00 PM
    • Lorain County Court of Common Pleas, Jury Assembly Room, Elyria, Ohio

    The Lorain County Bar Association
    Presents

    Lorain County Recovery Court

    Featuring The Honorable John Miraldi

    Wednesday, September 9, 2015
    12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m.
    (includes lunch)
    1.0 General CLE Hour

    This seminar will educate you about the newly certified Lorain County Recovery Court. The goal of this specialized docket court is to assist the addicted offender in an effort to obtain sobriety and to prepare the offender for the daily challenges that come even with sobriety.  The seminar will address Recovery Court offender eligibility, program requirements, phases to graduation and the role of the prosecutors and defense attorneys in Recovery Court.

    COST:    LCBA Member    $40.00*
                  Non-Member     $60.00*

    *This total includes the $5 surcharge for credit card payments.

    Lorain County Court of Common Pleas      
    Jury Assembly Room
    225 Court Street, 1st Floor
    Elyria, OH 44035

    Mail Registrations to:   
    LCBA
    627 W Broad Street
    Elyria, OH 44035                   

    Call for Credit Cards    440-323-8416

    Cancellation Policy:  Individuals canceling up to 48 hours prior to the date of the seminar will be issued a credit for attending a future seminar.  Those not attending or those leaving early will receive the course materials in full consideration of the seminar fee paid.
    • September 10, 2015
    • 4:00 PM
    • LCBA, 627 Broad Street, Elyria, Ohio

    Lorain County Bar Association

    Committee and Section Chairs Meeting


    The LCBA Executive Committee has scheduled a meeting with the Chairs of the LCBA Committees and Sections. 

    Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. in the LCBA offices (weather permitting, we will move the meeting to the rooftop deck).

    • September 14, 2015
    • 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Redtail Golf Club, Avon, Ohio

    LCBA Annual Golf Outing

    Monday, September 14, 2015

    Shotgun Start at 12:00p.m.
    Dinner is at 5:00 p.m.

    Get your Foursome Together!
    (or we can match you up)


    18 holes (Proper Attire Required; Soft Spikes Only)
    Includes Lunch (sponsored by New Health Concepts)
    Greens Fees & Cart
    Prizes!   Prizes!   Prizes!

    This is a Four-Person Scramble. 
    The winning team will be the foursome with the lowest score.

    At least two golfers on each team must be members of the Lorain County Bar Association for the team to compete for the 1st Place prizes. 

    All golfers are eligible for individual awards.

    Dinner:
    BBQ Chicken and
    Ribs Buffett
    Beer, pop, coffee



    Name:_________________
    Phone:_________________

    I have enclosed $___________ for: (please circle one)

    Dinner Only ($25)
    Golf Only ($125)
    Golf & Dinner($150)

    I will be golfing with:
    _________________________
    _________________________
    _________________________


    Please mail the registration form along with your check to:

    LCBA
    627 Broad St.
    Elyria, OH 44035

    Call for Credit Card Payments

    Deadline for Registration is September 7, 2015
    Any questions, call 440-323-8416

    Red Tail Golf Club
    4400 Nagel Road
    Avon, OH 44011

    • September 18, 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • LorMet Community Federal Credit Union, Amherst, Ohio
    The Employment Law Section of 
    The Lorain County Bar Association
    Presents


    2015 EMPLOYMENT
    LAW UPDATE


    Friday, September 18, 2015
    2.50 hr. General CLE

    9:00 a.m.     VSSR Claims
                        Robert White, Fauver, Keyse-Walker & Donovan

    9:30 a.m.     Intentional Tort Claims Against Employers
                        Richard Mellott, Jr., Trigilio & Stephenson

    10:00 a.m.   Employer’s Liability Insurance
                        Richard Arnold, Fitzgibbons Arnold & Company

    10:45 a.m.   Legal Issues Arising for Employers in
                          Connection with Data Breaches
                        Philip Bautista & Michael Zbiegien, Jr.
                          Taft, Stettinius & Hollister
           
    11:30    a.m.    Adjourn


    COST:        LCBA Member:    $75.00
                      Non-Member:     $95.00

    *This total includes the $5 surcharge for credit card payments.

    LorMet Community Federal Credit Union          
    2051 Cooper Foster Park Road                          
    Amherst, OH 44001  

    Mail Registrations to:      
    LCBA
    627 W Broad Street
    Elyria, OH 44035

    Cancellation Policy:  Individuals canceling up to 48 hours prior to the date of the seminar will be issued a credit for attending a future seminar.  Those not attending or those leaving early will receive the course materials in full consideration of the seminar fee paid.  Pre-registration is required for lunch.  You may register at the door for the seminar only.

    • September 25, 2015
    • 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM
    • LorMet Community Federal Credit Union, Amherst, Ohio
    The Lorain County Bar Association
    Presents

    Attorney Fee and IOLTA School

    Featuring Attorney Philip A. King
    Law Offices of Philip A. King, LLC

    Friday, September 25, 2015
    LorMet Community Federal Credit Union
    3.0 Professional Conduct Hours

    (Satisfies all Professional Conduct requirements)

    1:00 p.m    Attorney Fee and IOLTA School

    In this 3.0 hour CLE, you will learn everything you need to know to comply with the disciplinary rules on attorney fees and IOLTA accounts, including some innovative fee arrangements and how to modify Quickbooks© records to comply with Rule 1.15.


    2:45 p.m.    Break (15 minutes)

    4:15 p.m.    Adjourn

    COST:   LCBA Member   $105.00*
                 Non-Member    $130.00*

    *This total includes the $5 surcharge for credit card payments.

    LorMet Community Federal Credit Union          
    2051 Cooper Foster Park Road                          
    Amherst, OH 44001  

    Mail Registrations to:      
    LCBA
    627 W Broad Street
    Elyria, OH 44035

    Cancellation Policy:  Individuals canceling up to 48 hours prior to the date of the seminar will be issued a credit for attending a future seminar.  Those not attending or those leaving early will receive the course materials in full consideration of the seminar fee paid.  Pre-registration is required for lunch.  You may register at the door for the seminar only.

    • November 05, 2015
    • To Be Determined
    Annual Probate Seminar

    Reserve the Date!!!

    More Details to Follow


    Thursday, November 5, 2015




    • November 12, 2015
    • To Be Determined
    Negligence Seminar

    Reserve the Date!!!

    More Details to Follow


    Thursday, November 12, 2015




Past events

July 31, 2015 Donut Friday
July 30, 2015 Paper Moon VineYards
July 27, 2015 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
July 23, 2015 2015 OVI Defense Update at Great Wolf Lodge
July 23, 2015 Estate Planning Update at Great Wolf Lodge
July 16, 2015 Domestic Relations Meeting
June 20, 2015 Free Brief Advice and Referral Clinic
June 19, 2015 Annual Real Estate Section Seminar
June 18, 2015 Domestic Relations Meeting
June 12, 2015 Annual Meeting
June 11, 2015 Women's Committee Meeting
June 09, 2015 Ohio Medicaid Estate Recovery: What Can They Get?
June 08, 2015 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
June 05, 2015 Rules of Evidence
May 27, 2015 LCBA Foundation Committee Meeting
May 25, 2015 Memorial Day
May 21, 2015 Domestic Relations Meeting
May 19, 2015 Juvenile Section Meeting
May 15, 2015 General Meeting
May 08, 2015 Taking a Custody Case to Trial Through Appeal
May 07, 2015 Dodgeball Game
April 27, 2015 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
April 21, 2015 Executive Committee Meeting
April 19, 2015 Dolly & Me - Princesses & Tea
April 16, 2015 Domestic Relations Meeting
April 09, 2015 New Lawyers Meeting
March 31, 2015 Women's Committee Meeting
March 30, 2015 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
March 28, 2015 Lorain County Bar Association Foundation Charity Ball
March 19, 2015 Domestic Relations Meeting
March 18, 2015 Real Estate Section Meeting
March 17, 2015 Executive Committee Meeting
March 13, 2015 The Effects of Divorce on Social Security
March 08, 2015 Daylight Saving Time
February 24, 2015 Juvenile Section Meeting
February 23, 2015 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
February 19, 2015 Domestic Relations Meeting
February 12, 2015 New Lawyers Meeting
February 06, 2015 Labor & Employment Law Section Meeting
January 26, 2015 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
January 15, 2015 Domestic Relations Meeting
January 09, 2015 Labor & Empoloyment Law Section Meeting
January 05, 2015 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
December 24, 2014 Lorain County Court Closings
December 18, 2014 Domestic Relations Christmas Gathering
December 12, 2014 Professional Conduct Seminar
December 09, 2014 Attorneys and Electronic Evidence
December 05, 2014 When Domestic Relations & Bankruptcy Collide
November 27, 2014 Thanksgiving Day
November 24, 2014 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
November 20, 2014 Cyber Security for Attorneys
November 18, 2014 Juvenile Section Meeting
November 18, 2014 Business Law Seminar
November 14, 2014 Annual Welcome Reception
November 13, 2014 Anuual Proabte Seminar
November 11, 2014 Veterans Day
November 02, 2014 Daylight Saving Time
October 27, 2014 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
October 23, 2014 Criminal Law Section Meeting
October 23, 2014 New Lawyers Meeting
October 21, 2014 Women's Committee Meeting
October 21, 2014 Executive Committee Meeting
October 16, 2014 Municipal/Government Law Section Meeting
October 16, 2014 Domestic Relations Meeting
October 15, 2014 Ohio State Bar Foundation Meet and Greet
October 14, 2014 Foundation Committee Meeting
October 13, 2014 Columbus Day
October 11, 2014 Nothcoast Grapevine Tours
October 03, 2014 Judges & Lawyers on Judging
September 20, 2014 Rockin' Race-Shoot Out
September 18, 2014 Domestic Relations Meeting
September 10, 2014 Free Legal Advice Clinic
September 10, 2014 Domestic Relations/Juvenile Law Retreat
August 28, 2014 Softball Game and Picnic Dinner
August 27, 2014 Intermediate Elder Law
August 26, 2014 Juvenile Section Meeting
August 22, 2014 The Annual Professional Conduct and Law Management Seminar
August 21, 2014 Criminal Law Section Meeting
August 21, 2014 Domestic Relations Meeting
August 15, 2014 Probate Section Meeting
July 31, 2014 New Lawyers Meeting
July 24, 2014 Criminal Law Section Meeting
July 23, 2014 Women's Committee Meeting
July 17, 2014 Domestic Relations Meeting
July 11, 2014 General Child Support Overview
June 27, 2014 Off the Record with Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith L. French
June 24, 2014 Discovery & Preservation of Social Media Evidence
June 19, 2014 Domestic Relations Meeting
June 13, 2014 Annual Foreclosure Law Seminar
June 10, 2014 Free Legal Advice Clinic
June 06, 2014 Annual Meeting
June 06, 2014 Off the Record with Judge Gary Bennett
June 04, 2014 Crimmigation: The Intersection of Criminal & Immigration Law
June 02, 2014 LCBA Annual Golf Outing
May 22, 2014 Criminal Law Section Meeting
May 20, 2014 Juvenile Section Meeting
May 17, 2014 Domestic Relations Dinner
May 15, 2014 Domestic Relations Meeting
May 15, 2014 New Lawyers Meeting
May 14, 2014 Social Hour/Networking
May 08, 2014 Basic Elder Law
May 02, 2014 Executive Committee Meeting
May 02, 2014 General Meeting
April 28, 2014 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
April 22, 2014 Common Appellate Court Mistakes
April 17, 2014 Domestic Relations Meeting
April 10, 2014 Evidentiary Mistakes: A Judge's Perspective
April 04, 2014 Off the Record with Judge Frank Janik
March 31, 2014 The Lorain County Veterans Treatment Court
March 31, 2014 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
March 20, 2014 Domestic Relations Meeting
December 13, 2013 Collateral Sanctions and the Civic Database
December 12, 2013 Criminal Section Meeting
December 06, 2013 Deconstructing the Car Accident Injury Case
December 05, 2013 2013 Ethics, Professionalism & Substance Abuse Seminar
November 15, 2013 Annual Welcome Reception
November 14, 2013 Annual Probate Seminar
November 13, 2013 Elyria Municipal Court Programs for Defendants
November 12, 2013 An Afternoon with the Court of Appeals
November 07, 2013 How to Represent Defendants in a Foreclosure Action Law 101
November 01, 2013 Representing Clients in Children's Services Litigation
October 18, 2013 Estate Planning 101 - A Boxed Lunch Seminar
October 17, 2013 Domestic Relations Meeting
October 10, 2013 New Lawyers Committee
October 03, 2013 Lunchbox - Ohio Eviction & Landlord/Tenant Law
September 19, 2013 Criminal Section Meeting
September 19, 2013 Domestic Relations Meeting
September 19, 2013 Off the Record Breakfast
September 19, 2013 Softball Game and Picnic Dinner
September 12, 2013 Lunchbox - Preserving Issues for Appeal
September 06, 2013 Lunchbox - Class Action Suits
August 29, 2013 Trust Account Guidelines
August 28, 2013 Small/Solo Practitioners Committee
August 20, 2013 Juvenile Section Meeting
August 19, 2013 Juvenile Section Meeting
August 16, 2013 Executive Committee Meeting
August 15, 2013 LCBA Night with Lake Erie Crushers
August 15, 2013 Domestic Relations Meeting
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