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By Joseph M. Patchen When you get on a plane, whether you are the pilot or the passenger, you make a visual check and a mental note of your exit plan in case of emergency. It doesn’t take long and hopefully never becomes important — but you always do it. Likewise, when successful business owners […]

Seven Partners from Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLC have been named 2018 “Best Lawyers in America” by Best Lawyers® and CPM Partner, Dennis Concilla, named 2018 “Lawyer of the Year”

August 18, 2017 – Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP is proud to announce that seven partners from their firm have been named 2018 “Best Lawyers in America” by Best Lawyers® and CPM Partner, Dennis J. Concilla, has been named “Lawyer of the Year” for his work in Litigation / Securities. This prestigious recognition is awarded […]

Cybersecurity and Data Privacy

Legislative and regulatory mandates relating to cybersecurity for businesses are ever increasing. This reflects a growing concern over unlawful appropriation and misuse of a company’s sensitive information about its business, intellectual property, and customers, and information of third parties with whom the company does business or has contractual relationships. Many states already have statutes with […]

Lawyers Sanctioned for Unilaterally Terminating Deposition

Trial lawyers beware: Ongoing relevancy objections are no basis for terminating a deposition, according to one federal court. Even if the objecting lawyers believed that the questioning was intended to further discovery in an unrelated case, they risked sanctions by summarily ending the deposition. Instead, the lawyers should have expressly invoked Federal Rule 30, built […]

Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP Celebrates 50 Years of Providing Legal Excellence

Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP is proud to announce they are celebrating 50 years of providing legal excellence to businesses, families and individuals in Central Ohio and surrounding states. “We celebrate the legacy of those individuals who built our firm and their dedication to creating a solid foundation that has stood the test of time […]

CPM Attorney, Brittany Pace, Passes Florida Bar Exam and can Support Clients with Estate Planning and Estate & Trust Administration in Both Ohio and Florida

Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP and their Family Wealth & Estate Planning Group are proud to announce that Attorney, Brittany Pace, successfully passed the February 2017 Florida State Bar Examination. She is among only 57.7 percent of those who passed the most recent bi-annual exam. For the last thirty-five years, CPM has had an attorney […]