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Non-Profit Organizations, Ohio Law and the Internal Revenue Code

Alan K. Veatch, Partner, Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP     The relationship and interaction between Ohio law governing not-for-profit organizations, and provisions of the Internal Revenue Code governing tax-exempt and charitable organizations can be confusing, and is often misunderstood.  Many people assume that one necessarily means the other, which is not the case.  The […]

Coverage Issues for Non-Coverage Counsel: A Simple Primer for Issue-Spotting Some Complex Stuff (As Presented at the IADC 2018 Annual Conference)

By: Matthew S. Brown, Partner, Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP and Timothy M. Jabbour, Esq., Tressler LLP     Insurance is pervasive. It exists in all that we do and everywhere we go. Without insurance, risk would often be untenable and all commerce would almost assuredly cease. Any property owner knows that they had to […]

Cryps, Bits & Bots…Oh My!

By Michael A. Smith, Partner, Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP Flying monkeys are tame by comparison and Dorothy would probably be terrified as virtual currency schemes (also known as cryptocurrencies) have proliferated in recent years, gaining ground as a means of exchange.  Proponents of these cryptocurrencies argue that they provide benefits of anonymity, speed, convenience, […]

Engaging Your Jury Through Creative Use Of Demonstrative Exhibits

By Carl A. Aveni II, Partner, Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP   It’s the seventh day of trial, and the novelty has definitely worn off.  Your expert is on the stand, methodically slogging through the minutiae of your case, but, frankly, nobody seems particularly excited about it.  The testimony has been reduced to a series […]