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Victory at the Ohio Supreme Court

In August, the Finney Law Firm achieved victory before the Ohio Supreme Court in an important case addressing Ohio’s Open Meeting statute. The case — More Bratenahl v. Bratenahl — addressed the simple issue of whether local governments can conduct voting by secret ballot. The Court unanimously ruled in favor of our client, requiring that all votes be held in public.

The Ohio Supreme Court typically accepts fewer than 5% of discretionary cases presented to it, so it was a great victory for our client to have the case even accepted, and then also to win. This highlights our appellate litigation team’s strategizing, drafting, and persistence, thereby “Making a Difference” for all of our clients. This work was advanced by our public interest law team of

Curt C. Hartman, Brian C. Shrive, Christopher P. Finney

You can read more about this important victory HERE.