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Elder Abuse: Signs, Prevention and Where to Turn for Help

Elder abuse is a major societal problem. It occurs when someone knowingly, intentionally or negligently causes harm—or a serious risk of harm—to a vulnerable person. COVID-19 has done nothing to help the situation. In fact, PBS discovered a strong correlation between the pandemic and nationwide cases of elder abuse and mistreatment. They cited a report from researcher...

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Elk & Elk Military Salute: Andrea Sutphin

Elk & Elk is proud to join the Columbus Blue Jackets in honoring the men and women who serve our country. As the presenting partner of Military Salutes, we're excited to celebrate active-duty military members and veterans throughout the NHL season. [caption id="attachment_33007" align="alignright" width="375"] From left to right: Staff Sergeant Sutphin in an aircraft, at...

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Elk & Elk’s Jaime Greene Becomes OSBA Certified Paralegal

The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) recently announced that 13 paralegal professionals met the requirements to earn the designation of “OSBA Certified Paralegal,” joining the 246 current OSBA certified paralegals across Ohio. [caption id="attachment_32467" align="alignright" width="378"] Congratulations to all of OSBA's certified paralegals, including our own Jaime Greene.[/caption] Elk & Elk wants to congratulate...

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Elk & Elk Recognized in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2021 “Best Law Firms”

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® announced the Eleventh Edition of the annual "Best Law Firms" rankings. Elk & Elk was named a Tier 1 firm in Cleveland for Medical Malpractice Law by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2021. Organizations with a tiered ranking demonstrate a unique combination of quality law...

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Jay Kelley Featured on Game-Changing Attorney Podcast

Michael Mogill, founder and CEO of Crisp Video, hosts the Game-Changing  Attorney podcast. Each episode features law firm entrepreneurs and market leaders — people who flourish in the face of adversity, challenge the status quo and define what it means to be a game-changer. Mogill's latest guest was Elk & Elk Managing Partner Jay...

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Legal News Roundup: September 2

Here's a roundup of some major legal stories from the past week. [caption id="attachment_31858" align="alignright" width="514"] Three Elk & Elk partners were recognized in "Best Lawyers."[/caption] Awards for Elk & Elk The Best Lawyers in America © Our firm is proud of its recent accolades. Managing Partner Jay Kelley was awarded Cleveland Lawyer of the...

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Elk & Elk’s Kimberly Triscari Wins Major Award

Congratulations are in order for Elk & Elk Distribution Manager Kimberly Triscari, who was awarded Ohio Association for Justice's (OAJ) Distinguished Service Award. The award recognizes individuals who go above and beyond to help plaintiffs and plaintiffs' attorneys in Ohio. [caption id="attachment_31844" align="alignright" width="236"] Kimberly Triscari was recognized for her service to OAJ.[/caption] The...

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Elk & Elk’s Jay Kelley Recognized as Cleveland Lawyer of the Year

Elk & Elk is excited to announce that Managing Partner Jay Kelley, Partner Phillip Kuri and Partner Marilena DiSilvio were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 Edition. Kelley was also awarded "Lawyer of the Year" for 2021. Jay Kelley Since 2016, Jay Kelley has been recognized by Best Lawyers for his...

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Distracted Driving 411

What is Distracted Driving? Distracted driving is any action that takes a driver's attention away from driving. This includes talking on your phone, texting, eating, chatting with passengers in your car and/or adjusting your radio. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says that "...any non-driving activity you engage in is a potential distraction...

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Legal news roundup – May 20

Here's a roundup of some of the top legal stories from the past week. Johnson & Johnson to Stop Selling Talc Baby Powder New York Times / May 20 - Johnson & Johnson is discontinuing North American sales of its talc-based baby powder. The product once defined the company’s wholesome image and they have...

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