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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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Matthew O’Connell Inducted to IrishLegal100

Posted on December 6th, 2018 by Kathy Brookhart

Sutter O’Connell is proud to announce the induction of its Managing Shareholder, Matthew C. O’Connell to the IrishLegal 100.   Mr. O’Connell joins a distinguished list of Irish-American attorneys, legal scholars and judiciary who have excelled in their area of law. He was welcomed to the group in October at a reception in Washington, D.C. hosted…

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Denise A. Dickerson Named LCA Fellow

Posted on October 30th, 2018 by Matthew C. O’ConnellMatthew O'Connell

Sutter O’Connell is pleased to announce that shareholder Denise Dickerson has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Denise was inducted in the Litigation Counsel of America at its annual meeting in Newport, Rhode Island. The LCA is an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society composed of some of  the finest and…

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Sutter O’Connell Coaches Akron Law School to Second Place in Major National Trial Competition

Posted on October 30th, 2018 by Matthew C. O’ConnellMatthew O'Connell

Continuing Larry Sutter’s legacy of mentoring young lawyers, Sutter O’Connell attorney Kevin Kita coached the University of Akron School of Law’s Trial Team to second place in the prestigious NBTA Tournament of Champions (TOC) this past weekend. The TOC is an invitation-only mock trial tournament that extends offers to the top 16 programs in the…

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Recent Ohio Supreme Court Decision Casts Doubt on the Future of the Landman in Ohio

Posted on September 28th, 2018 by Derek P. Hartman

A dispute over an unpaid bill owed by the purchaser of underground mineral and oil rights to the company that negotiated with the land owner for those rights will dramatically change real estate practices, limiting third parties who can negotiate with landowners to obtain those rights to licensed real estate brokers and attorneys. This past…

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