April 10, 2017
As we have grown, the vision of the Finney Law Firm is sharpening for our clients and the public: A broad array of services offered in one firm, each practice area delivered in a quality fashion. At our core, we are a real estate firm, with experienced transactional attorneys, a title insurance company that insures residential and … Continue reading At our core we are a Cincinnati real estate law firm, but we offer depth of experience in a broad array of areas of law
October 13, 2016
Earlier this month, an Ohio inmate appealed a state Supreme Court decision holding that a second execution attempt would not violate the inmate’s constitutional rights. Broom, a convicted murderer, was sentenced to death for his crimes. In 2009, an attempt to execute him was unsuccessful after 18 stabs at finding a viable vein over a … Continue reading Ohio Death Penalty Case Making National Headlines
July 19, 2016
As we reported here, this firm represented the victim of an armed assault by champion boxer Adrien Broner in his civil case. Today, the criminal case came to trial, and Broner failed to appear. The Judge locked him up for 30 days just for that. Read that here. Broker is know by his nickname … Continue reading Adrien Broner given 30 days for contempt
March 31, 2016
10 Things Finney Law Firm Can Do For You Often times when people think of attorneys they think of lawsuits or criminal charges and as a result that is why they need an attorney. While attorneys are needed to help you deal with lawsuits and criminal matters that is not the end of the list … Continue reading 10 Things An Attorney Can Do For You
July 31, 2015
Judges are allowed to question witnesses at trial, but the scope and tone of that questioning must be limited to his role as a judge, not as an advocate, the Michigan Supreme Court has unanimously ruled in overturning a murder conviction People of Michigan v. Stevens. Read about it here.
July 16, 2015
In a case that has received some Internet attention, the Village of West Jefferson, Ohio, learned that commas still matter. You can read the Court of Appeals decision here. Andrea Cammelleri woke up on Thursday evening, February 13, 2014 (she worked third shift) to find that her pickup truck – that had been parked in … Continue reading Village Council Grammar Found Wanting; Woman Escapes Parking Ticket
June 11, 2015
I had a chance to meet Shaila Dewan from the New York Times when she wrote a piece on emerging left-right coalitions to oppose municipal policies that oppressed people on the margins of society, here. She continues her reporting on the ways the police and courts make life unnecessarily more difficult for the poor with this piece … Continue reading NY Times Shaila Dewan has a good article on consequences to poor of high bail
March 22, 2015
Occasionally, we get calls from clients who have received a notice from the Courts to show up for Jury Duty. Usually, they relate that they have busy lives and responsibilities and don’t want to take time to serve. Do they have to appear? First, from a legal perspective, yes, you do have to show. The summons form … Continue reading You have been notified to show up for Jury Duty. Do you have to show?
December 21, 2014
Our client has consented to us highlighting this story as it represents an abuse of the justice system to his great detriment. 2014 Cincinnati NAACP President Ishton Morton In January of 2014, a long-time volunteer for the Cincinnati, Ohio and national NAACP convened his first meeting as President of the Cincinnati branch of that organization, Ishton Morton. To … Continue reading The criminal defense of NAACP President Ishton Morton
November 17, 2014
Today’s Cincinnati Enquirer features Finney Law Firm attorney Justin Walker on the criminal jury process and the Tracie Hunter verdict. Read it here.