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August 2015 Attorney Schedule

Ms. Margaret W. Wong will be in Columbus August 7th and 21st, Atlanta August 11th, Nashville August 12th, and Chicago August 20. Mr. Bratton will be in Los Angeles on August 4th, 19th and September 2nd. All other dates, except Mondays, when Ms. Wong is in the New York City office, Ms. Wong, Mr. Bratton, […]


City Club of Cleveland: Gender & Racial Diversity Will Improve Police Community Relations

On Friday, July 24th, we went to the City Club for a program titled, “To Defuse Police Violence, Hire More Women Officers” presented by Ms. Katherine Spillar, Executive Director of the Feminist Majority Foundation and the Feminist Majority, which are national organizations working for women’s equality, empowerment, and non-violence.  Ms. Spillar is also Executive Editor […]


NOCHE’s Jobs Equation; Web RIOT; COSE Coffee; City Club’s Inevitable Tech; Freedom Award and Fests with Jamaicans, Serbs, and Scandinavians

On Monday, July 13th, our only event was a program put on by the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE) and Inside Business Magazine titled “Educating for Growth-Business + Education=Jobs” which was held at the Cleveland Marriott East in Warrensville Heights and attended by about 100 people. The program was introduced by Mr. Rob […]


Margaret W. Wong & Associates Wins Petition for Rehearing En Banc in the 7th Circuit

Tuesday, July 14, 2015, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals granted Margaret W. Wong & Associates Petition for Rehearing En Banc in Bouras v. Lynch. An En Banc Rehearing means that Scott Bratton, partner at Margaret W. Wong & Associates and lead attorney on the case, will be able to argue in front of all […]


Many Cultures: Pierogy Run/Walk; Iran Nuclear Info; Farewell Slovenian Consul General Jurček Žmauc; Vault Connections; About M. Fetullah Gulen; & Dr. Janet Yellen in Cleveland

As every week, in the week following Independence Day, we explored the rich diversity of Cleveland’s many cultures. On Sunday, July 5th, we attended two fun events on the west Side of of Cuyahoga County. First of all, we got up early to travel over to Tri-C West on Pleasant Valley Road so we could […]


Open Deception by Government Employees While Conducting Government Business

Today, officers of the Department of Homeland Security’s, Immigration and Customers Enforcement (ICE), told my attorneys one thing, while doing something else entirely. This is not the first time. It happens, but each time it’s newly painful. Without warning, one of our clients was spirited out of Columbus, Ohio, today, put on a plane in […]


Perseverance in Hope at Joseph’s Home, Cleveland Pride Parade Rained Out, PFLAG in Old Stone Church, Victory Day in Estonia

We attended many events that could have been labeled: “Cleveland Pride.” On Friday, June 26th, we attended “Perseverance in Hope” the annual Joseph’s Home Benefit Luncheon which was held at Window’s on the River. As the program notes stated, “Joseph’s Home is the only organization in Northeast Ohio dedicated to helping acutely ill homeless men […]


Perry Goodwill Now Open, Harriet Tregoning at Cleveland City Club, Transgender Celebration, and Senator Skindell

On Monday, June 29th, our first event for the day concerned the official opening of the new drop off center for Goodwill Industries which was located on Ridge Road in Perry Township. The ribbon-cutting was organized by both the Madison-Perry and Painesville Chambers of Commerce which will merge by the end of the year. The […]


Love Haiti Fund

On Monday, June 22nd, we drove to Avon to attend a “Love Haiti Fund” fundraiser at the Avon Isle Building on Detroit Road. We were greeted by Mr. Jeremiah Burris who has been spearheading this effort for the past four-five years although he is only twenty. It all started with his grandparents, Mr. Louis Kayatin […]


Reception for the Consortium of African American Organizations

On Friday night we attended two receptions but happily they were in close proximity to each other so we could run back and forth which we did. Firs,t we went to a reception at the Karamu House on East 89th Street that was put on by the Consortium of African American Organizations (CAAO) along with […]