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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 […]


Ancient Order of the Hibernians Father’s Day Brunch

On Sunday, June 21st, our first event was the Ancient Order of the Hibernians Father’s Day Brunch-A-Que at the East Side Irish American Club in Euclid. What we had was more lunch than brunch because we arrived at noon. We were told that almost 100 people attended this annual event but there were still quite […]


7th Asian Health Conference

On Saturday, June 20th, we attended and tabled at the 7th Asian health Conference which took place at the Global Center for Health Innovation. The conference was put on by the Ohio Asian American Health Coalition whose president, Ms. Cora Munoz, said that it was a consortium of many community health agencies which had conducted […]


Fiesta of Hope

On Friday, June 19th, we went to the Cleveland Renaissance for the annual “Fiesta of Hope” celebrating 25 years of Esperanza, Inc. whose mission is to “improve the academic achievements of Hispanics in greater Cleveland by supporting students to graduate high school and promoting post-secondary educational attainment.” During his welcome statement, Mr. Victor Ruiz, the […]


June & July 2015 Attorney Schedule

Ms. Margaret W. Wong will be in Atlanta June 30 and July 21; Columbus July 10, and July 24; Nashville July 14, and Chicago July 17. Mr. Bratton will be in Los Angeles on June 24 and July 21. Mr. Fungsang will be in Los Angeles on July 8. July 3, our offices are closed […]


Civitism: Cleveland City Council’s Policy Agenda 2015-2017

On Wednesday, June 17th, we started off at the City Club where we attended a presentation by Cleveland City Council President Kevin J. Kelley titled “Civitism: Cleveland City Council’s Policy Agenda 2015-2017″. At the beginning of the program, Mr. Dan Moulthrop, City Club CEO, said that if ever we needed to be lifted up, today […]