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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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Sutter O’Connell Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Posted on December 6th, 2018 by Kathy Brookhart

Sutter O’Connell prides itself on the superior and quality expertise we provide our clients.  The proof in that quality is shown by our firm members who have been designated by our peers as outstanding in our profession.   This year’s recognitions are bestowed upon the following Sutter O’Connell attorneys who have been designated Super Lawyers: Matthew…

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Matthew O’Connell Appointed to Case Western Reserve University Law Alumni Advisory Board

Posted on December 6th, 2018 by Kathy Brookhart

Sutter O’Connell is proud to announce that managing shareholder Matt O’Connell has been appointed to the Law Alumni Advisory Board at Case Western Reserve School of Law at its annual Law and Faculty Dinner held on October 12, 2018.  The appointment is for a three year term ending in October 2021.  The Law Alumni Advisory…

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