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Rob Cahill Appears before Ohio Supreme Court

Posted on April 4th, 2019 by Matthew C. O’ConnellMatthew O'Connell

On March 26, 2019, Sutter O’Connell shareholder Robert Cahill appeared before the Ohio Supreme Court representing the City of Streetsboro Planning and Zoning Commission.  Rob argued that the Eleventh District Court of Appeals’ decision should be affirmed because the Commission properly denied a conditional use permit a company sought to expand a sand and gravel…

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Planning For Business Growth – The Wellness Visit

Posted on March 4th, 2019 by Matthew T. BradyMatthew T. Brady

After more than thirty years of advising clients I am still surprised when bright, successful business leaders call with a problem that could have been minimized with a little planning, but has now mushroomed into a huge liability that threatens the very existence of the business. It’s understandable that many ambitious small to medium size…

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Denise Dickerson Presents at Healthcare Conference in Texas

Posted on February 4th, 2019 by Matthew C. O’ConnellMatthew O'Connell

Simulation training is a vital training method for medical professionals. How such simulations can help medical professionals prepare for their depositions and how to testify more effectively was demonstrated by Denise Dickerson, a Sutter O’Connell shareholder, to a diverse group of doctors, nurses and hospital administrators attending an International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare held…

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Douglas Miller Named Chief Operating Officer

Posted on January 17th, 2019 by Matthew C. O’ConnellMatthew O'Connell

Effective January 15, 2019, Douglas Miller was named Sutter O’Connell’s Chief Operating Officer.  Mr. Miller joined the firm in 2013 at its Chief Financial Officer.  He has over 25 years of experience in legal finance and administration, and is a retired Marine Corps Reserve Officer.  Congratulations Doug.

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Kevin Kita Elected Shareholder

Posted on January 4th, 2019 by Matthew C. O’ConnellMatthew O'Connell

Sutter O’Connell is pleased to announce that Kevin Kita has been elected as its newest shareholder effective January 1, 2019.  Kevin joined Sutter O’Connell as a law clerk in January 2011.   He successfully handles automobile warranty, product liability, bad faith/breach of contract, and general liability cases.  Kevin has tried several cases to favorable jury…

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Sutter Attorneys McCrystal and Wakefield Contribute Article to OACTA Products Liability Quarterly Review

Posted on January 4th, 2019 by Kathy Brookhart

Attorneys James McCrystal and Ashley Wakefield co-authored, “How Ohio Law Addresses Economic Losses to Property Caused by Defective Products,” which was featured in the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys’ Fall 2018 Quarterly Review.  The article provides an analysis of how Ohio courts have addressed the complicated issue of economic losses to property caused by…

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