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Text Messages Released By Cincinnati Councilmembers

March 7, 2019

Cincinnati’s self-proclaimed “Gang of Five” turned over text messages exchanged between them as part of the agreed order issued today in our litigation to expose the secret communications between the majority of the Cincinnati City Council. Read the text messages below or online here.  

By: Brian C. Shrive

Finney Law Firm and Matt Nolan Present: Property Valuation Challenges

March 3, 2019

Warren County Auditor Matt Nolan and Finney Law Firm attorney Brian Shrive will give a presentation to the Real Estate Investor’s Association of Greater Cincinnati (REIAGC) covering the property valuation challenge process. The correct valuation of real property can mean the difference between success and failure for residential and commercial landlords, and their tenants. On … Continue reading Finney Law Firm and Matt Nolan Present: Property Valuation Challenges

By: Brian C. Shrive

Ohio Employment Law: How Soon Must an Employee File a Claim for Employment Discrimination or Harassment?

January 30, 2019

Every legal claim that a person can file in civil court is subject to a “statute of limitations.” This is the period of time that the victim of a civil wrong has, after the claim arises, to bring legal action over the wrongdoing. If the claim is not filed within that specified statute of limitations, … Continue reading Ohio Employment Law: How Soon Must an Employee File a Claim for Employment Discrimination or Harassment?

By: Stephen E. Imm

Gang of Five Submits Text Messages to Court of Appeals for In Camera Review

November 20, 2018

Attorneys for the City of Cincinnati today gave the Court of Appeals copies of the text messages responsive to our April 9, 2018 public records request. Our request seeks communications between members of the self-proclaimed “Gang of Five” (Councilmembers Landsman, Sittenfeld, Dennard, Seelbach, and Young) and any other council member related to the official business … Continue reading Gang of Five Submits Text Messages to Court of Appeals for In Camera Review

By: Brian C. Shrive

Ohio Employment Law: Can employers prohibit employees from recording in the workplace?

November 11, 2018

These days, just about everyone is walking around with a device that can take pictures, videos, and audio recordings of anything at any time. In the workplace, this means employees can record conversations and events that take place at work. In most states, employees can record conversations they are having – including conversations with supervisors … Continue reading Ohio Employment Law: Can employers prohibit employees from recording in the workplace?

By: Stephen E. Imm

Pureval Lawsuit Returned to State Court

November 9, 2018

Finney Law Firm’s lawsuit on behalf of Brittney Heitman against Hamilton County Clerk of Courts Aftab Pureval has been remanded back to the Hamilton County Common Pleas Court. Readers will recall that Heitman filed suit in August to have a non-disparagement clause declared unenforceable under Ohio law. Heitman was fired from the clerk of court’s office … Continue reading Pureval Lawsuit Returned to State Court

By: Brian C. Shrive

Finney Law Firm Files Motion to Dismiss Appeal in Open Meetings Lawsuit

November 7, 2018

Finney Law Firm has filed a motion to dismiss the appeal filed by Cincinnati City Councilmembers Greg Landsman, PG Sittenfeld, Wendell Young, Tamaya Dennard, and Chris Seelbach in the Open Meetings lawsuit surrounding the “gang of five” illegal meetings that were uncovered by our client Mark Miller. The councilmembers have appealed Judge Ruehlman’s discovery order to produce documents … Continue reading Finney Law Firm Files Motion to Dismiss Appeal in Open Meetings Lawsuit

Finney Law Firm Files Contempt Motion against Cincinnati Councilmembers

November 5, 2018

Today Finney Law Firm filed a motion seeking to have Judge Ruehlman hold Cincinnati City Councilmembers Greg Landsman, PG Sittenfeld, Wendell Young, Tamaya Dennard, and Christopher Seelbach in contempt for failing to comply with his Discovery Order issued in the open meetings lawsuit filed on behalf of Mark Miller. Read the motion below or here. … Continue reading Finney Law Firm Files Contempt Motion against Cincinnati Councilmembers

By: Brian C. Shrive