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  • 22 Sep 2017 4:54 PM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    SEPTEMBER 8, 2017

    Contact: Julie Drellishak, Reminger Co., L.P.A

    JDrellishak@Reminger.com, direct: 216-905-1630


    Barbara Bellin Janovitz Selected to the 2017 Class of “18 Difference Makers” by the Cleveland Jewish News

    CLEVELAND, OH – Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Estate Planning Chair Barbara Bellin Janovitz has been chosen by the Cleveland Jewish News as one of 2017’s “18 Difference Makers.” Barbara joins an esteemed group of individuals who have been honored for their invaluable contributions to the Jewish community. The Difference Makers event will be held November 19, 2017 at Landerhaven in Mayfield Heights, Ohio.

    Barbara has been counseling clients on estate planning, and probate and trust administration issues for more than thirty years. Her practice is focused on:

    • Estate and Gift Planning
    • Estate Tax Law and Planning
    • Probate and Estate Administration
    • Trusts and Trust Administration
    • Asset Protection Planning

    Barbara counsels clients on both simple and complex estate, charitable and retirement planning matters, and has experience dealing with the Internal Revenue Service to resolve estate and gift tax issues. She helps clients analyze, develop and implement appropriate comprehensive estate plans, from basic planning to the use of sophisticated and cutting edge techniques for high net worth clients.

    Barbara frequently speaks on estate planning matters to groups of individuals and professional advisors. She also performs community service in a leadership role with a multitude of organizations.

    Barbara has received numerous honors for her work, including as a Best Lawyer for Trusts and Estates, since 2009. She also has been rated “AV® Preeminent™: Very Highly Rated in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards” by Martindale Hubbell Peer Review.

    Barbara can be reached by emailing bjanovitz@reminger.com or by calling 216.430.2178.

    About Reminger, Attorneys at Law:

    Reminger Co., L.P.A. is a full-service law firm with fourteen offices throughout the Midwest: Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Akron, Youngstown, Sandusky, Toledo, Fort Mitchell, Lexington, Louisville, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Northwest Indiana, and Evansville. With more than 125 attorneys collectively, Reminger's practice areas include all aspects of litigation, along with corporate, tax, real estate and probate matters. Our fundamental objective in all the legal services we provide is to obtain the best possible results for our clients in the most practical and efficient manner possible. For more information, visit Reminger at www.reminger.com.

  • 22 Sep 2017 4:49 PM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    AUGUST 23, 2017

    Contact: Julie Drellishak, Reminger Co., L.P.A

    JDrellishak@Reminger.com, direct: 216-905-1630

    Allison M. McMeechan and Paul R. Shugar Selected as Officers for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Estate Planning, Probate, and Trust Law Section

    CLEVELAND, OH – We are pleased to announce that Allison M. McMeechan has been selected as Secretary and Paul R. Shugar as Treasurer for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s (CMBA) Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section. They recently started their one-year term for the CMBA section that provides articles, CLE programs, lunch meetings, and pro bono/community service as part of their programming efforts to engage membership.

    Allison McMeechan:

    Allison has focused her practice on elder and special needs law, including estate and long term care planning, estate and trust administration, probate and guardianships. She serves as the Chair of

    Reminger's Elder Law and Special Needs Planning practice group.

    Allison has published articles and has spoken in the areas of probate, estate planning, government benefits, and special needs trusts. Her audiences include individuals, bar associations, non-profit organizations, and other professional organizations.

    Allison is an Accredited Attorney with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. In addition to the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Law Section, she is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys National and Ohio Chapters, the Ohio State Bar Association's Estate, Trust & Probate Law Section, and Elder & Special Needs Law Committee. Allison is also a member of the Board of the Consortium Against Adult Abuse (C3A), the former chair of the C3A's Education Committee, Hospice of the Western Reserve's Advisory Committee, the Board of Directors of the Cleveland-Akron Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals, the Board of Directors of Milestones Autism Resources, and the Board of Directors of Ohio Living Breckenridge Village.

    Allison received her B.A. degree with a major in Criminal Justice Studies from the University of Dayton in 1999 and her J.D. degree from Cleveland Marshall College of Law in 2004. She has been recognized as a Rising Star by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine, and was honored last year by Crain’s Cleveland Business in their “40 Under 40” Class.

    Paul Shugar:

    As a member of Reminger’s Probate Litigation Department, Paul has trial experience litigating million-dollar estate, trust, and guardianship issues such as undue influence, power of attorney abuse, and financial exploitation. An award-winning journalist who worked at daily newspapers around the country before becoming a lawyer, Paul employs the writing and investigation skills he developed as a reporter to help people in a legal setting.

    In addition to heading the firm’s New Lawyer Training Program for associates, Paul regularly lectures on First Amendment issues to first-year students at the Ohio University Scripps School of Journalism. Paul is an active volunteer with non-profit organizations that reduce hunger in the Cleveland area and serves on the Board of Directors with Celina Nonprofit.

    Paul received his J.D. from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, and his undergraduate degree from Ohio University. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

    Allison can be reached by calling 216.430.2105 or emailing amcmeechan@reminger.com.

    Paul can be reached by calling 216.430.2262 or emailing pshugar@reminger.com.

    About Reminger, Attorneys at Law:

    Reminger Co., L.P.A. is a full-service law firm with fourteen offices throughout the Midwest: Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Akron, Youngstown, Sandusky, Toledo, Fort Mitchell, Lexington, Louisville, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Northwest Indiana and Evansville. With more than 125 attorneys collectively, Reminger's practice areas include all aspects of litigation, along with corporate, tax, real estate and probate matters. Our fundamental objective in all the legal services we provide is to obtain the best possible results for our clients in the most practical and efficient manner possible. For more information, visit Reminger at www.reminger.com.


  • 22 Sep 2017 4:41 PM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    AUGUST 21, 2017

    Contact: Julie Drellishak, Reminger Co., L.P.A

    JDrellishak@Reminger.com, direct: 216-905-1630

    Shirley J. Christian Named “2017 Woman of the Year” by Youngstown Business and Professional Women

    YOUNGSTOWN, OH – We are pleased to announce that Shirley J. Christian has been named the “2017 Woman of the Year” by Youngstown Business and Professional Women (YBPW). She will be honored at a special event held during National Business Women’s Week®, sponsored by YBPW, on Tuesday, October 17th at The Lake Club, located at 1140 Paulin Road in Poland, Ohio. The award is given to “one female leader who has excelled in her career and community.”

    Shirley has been a trial lawyer for more than 28 years and is a former Judge in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court. She has successfully defended doctors, hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care providers in wrongful death, brain injury, birth injury and catastrophic disability cases. Her experience covers almost every recognized medical specialty.

    In addition to her medical malpractice experience, Shirley has represented employers in discrimination, wrongful termination and other lawsuits.

    While Shirley served as a Judge of Common Pleas Court, she reduced the backlog of cases by 40%, presided over thousands of civil and criminal cases and multiple jury trials, as well as the largest single indictment drug case in the history of Mahoning County. She worked to educate the public about the Court, and also started a Veterans Treatment Court at the felony level in Mahoning County.

    “We are honored to celebrate Shirley’s accomplishments and impact on our community. Her years of professional leadership, commitment to our valley, and advocacy for women is why YBPW chose Shirley as the 2017 Woman of the Year,” states Dee McFarland, YBPW President.

    Shirley can be reached by calling 330.744.1311 or emailing schristian@reminger.com.

    About Reminger, Attorneys at Law:

    Reminger Co., L.P.A. is a full-service law firm with fourteen offices throughout the Midwest: Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Akron, Youngstown, Sandusky, Toledo, Fort Mitchell, Lexington, Louisville, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Northwest Indiana and Evansville. With more than 125 attorneys collectively, Reminger's practice areas include all aspects of litigation, along with corporate, tax, real estate and probate matters. Our fundamental objective in all the legal services we provide is to obtain the best possible results for our clients in the most practical and efficient manner possible. For more information, visit Reminger at www.reminger.com.


  • 22 Sep 2017 4:21 PM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    The countdown is on for Ohio Schools to apply for transportation grants to pay for bus tours to and from the Ohio Supreme Court.

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  • 22 Sep 2017 10:14 AM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    The Board of Commissioners of the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection awarded $228,100 to 29 victims of attorney theft at its September meeting in Columbus.

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  • 15 Sep 2017 10:27 AM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    The application period is open for teachers or school administrators to apply for grants to help defray the transportation costs for their students to visit the Supreme Court and its Visitor Education Center.

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  • 13 Sep 2017 8:19 AM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    A Youngstown appeals court judge served in a temporary capacity today on the Ohio Supreme Court.

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  • 08 Sep 2017 1:38 PM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    Former Wood County Judge Charles Kurfess received the 2017 Thomas J. Moyer Award for Judicial Excellence last week during the two-day meeting of the Ohio Judicial Conference in Columbus.

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  • 08 Sep 2017 12:30 PM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    Two new resource toolkits intended to help juvenile courts assess current practices were released today by the Ohio Supreme Court’s Children & Families Section.

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  • 07 Sep 2017 11:24 AM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor is urging Ohio lawyers to team up with the Texas Access to Justice Commission to provide free legal aid to Hurricane Harvey victims.

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