Love it or hate it, mobile technology is here to stay. Now is the time to jump on the bandwagon. Jim Calloway, in his article Adopting Mobile Technology What Does that Mean for Today’s Lawyers?, writes "According to a 2013 Nielsen report, 94 percent of consumers in the U.S. have a mobile phone, and the majority of those phones are smartphones." Put that to work for you. You can read his article here.
Local Eighth District Appellate Judge Melody Stewart served as a visiting judge with the Ohio Supreme Court yesterday. According to the Supreme Court's press release, she heard a case involving an alleged asbestos-related death in the case of Burkhart v. H.J. Heinz Co., et al.,(Case No. 2013-0580). This is not the first time Judge Stewart served with the Supreme Court, having previously done so in 2011.
Going online can be dangerous. Microsoft released a survey that tracked safety behavior of a number of people. They found that the biggest threat was damage to professional reputation. Don't be that person. Fox Van Allen shows you ways to protect yourself in his article "6 Ways to Protect Yourself from
Online Threats". You can read it here.
"Common Pleas Administrative Judge John J. Russo and Clerk of Courts Andrea F. Rocco are happy
to announce that effective Monday, March 31, 2014 many images of civil and criminal
documents filed will be available on the internet. All users are reminded of Sup. R. 45(D).
Personal Identifying Information should not be included on any filings and parties are
required to use the Personal Identifier Form to redact personal identifiers. The court and clerk are not
responsible for removing personal identifiers. The procedure is outlined in the Rule of Superintendence
45 (D). See the Clerk of Courts website at http://coc.cuyahogacounty.us/pdf_coc/en-US/Rule45.pdf"