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Countdown to 2020 at the City Club

On Friday, March 15th, we went to the City Club of Cleveland for a noontime program titled “Countdown to 2020” regarding prospects for the 2020 U.S. Presidential race which is coming up very quickly. In fact we didn’t realize it until it was mentioned, but by this time next year, several primaries will have already taken place. The program was a panel discussion where Mr. Joseph Frolik, Executive Editor of

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Congressman Tim Ryan in Akron

On Monday, March 11th, we drove to Quaker Square in Akron to listen to U.S. Congressperson Tim Ryan (Democrat-Ohio’s 13th District) speak before the Akron Press Club. We made a special effort to attend because we have always admired U.S. Congressperson Ryan because he is a strong advocate for comprehensive immigration reform as well as being a strong supporter of such progressive measures like H.R. 6135 aka the “Keep Families

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Mentor State of the Schools

On Tuesday, January 22nd, we went to the Paradigm at Mentor High School for a Mentor Chamber of Commerce Luncheon in which Mr. William Porter, the Superintendent of the Mentor Schools, gave the annual “State of the Schools” address. Mr. Porter reviewed the vision for the district: “Together we will ensure a safe learning environment; provide a balanced, high quality education; maximize district resources, and encourage strong community partnerships.” Mr. Porter then

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Youngstown Views and Brews

On Monday, January 14th, we decided to trust the weather reports that indicated that there would be no serious snow and drive over to Youngstown to attend the monthly City Club of the Mahoning Valley “Views and Brews” that took place at Suzie’s Dogs and Drafts on North Phelps Street. Before the program got started, we visited with Mr. Chris Tennant who heads Thrive Mahoning Valley, a non-profit devoted to improving accessibility

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Scott E. Bratton — Expert on Appeals to the Sixth Circuit

June 4th, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio, the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) presents “Immigration Law: Unraveling Complex Issues,” available both live, at OSBA, 1700 Lake Shore Dr., Columbus, Ohio, and via webinar.  Our attorney, and partner in charge of Federal litigation, Scott E. Bratton, presents “Taking it to the Next Level: Appeals to the Sixth Circuit,” in which he presents his “Expert perspective in preparing for cases at the appellate

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Why Marriage Matters Ohio

On Monday, April 20th, we didn’t think that we had any events to attend so we were working out on the exercise bike at the gym and watching the large screen TV when it was announced that the Cleveland City Council was going to be voting on a resolution in support of gay marriage at the city council meeting at 7pm. We knew that Ms. Margaret W. Wong is very

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