Event Calendar

Upcoming events

    • May 07, 2015
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Learwood Middle School, Avon Lake, Ohio
    The Lorain County Bar Association
    Dodgeball Game


    Thursday, May 7, 2015

    Dodgeball
    5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    Bar 145
    7:15 p.m.

    There is no cost to play.
    Come to play or just to watch!

    This will be a great opportunity to relive the days of gym class in elementary school and/or get back at that opposing counsel who crossed you in a fun, healthy, legal way!

    We will select teams on the day of the event.

    After the games, we can head to Bar 145 for some liquid therapy (food and beverages are your responsibility).

    We would like to have an idea of how many people will be playing. If you are interested in playing, please let us know by calling the LCBA office (440)323-8416 or email us at lcba@windstream.net.

    Dodgeball Game:
    Learwood Middle School
    340 Lear Road
    Avon Lake, OH 44012
    (440) 933-8142

    Therapy Session:
    Bar 145
    35566 Detroit Rd.
    Avon, OH 44011
    (440) 937-1526
    • May 08, 2015
    • 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM
    • LorMet Community Federal Credit Union

    The Juvenile Section of
    The Lorain County Bar Association
    Presents

    Taking a Custody Case to Trial Through Appeal

    Featuring

    Honorable David Basinski
    Attorney Michael Illner
    Attorney Robert Cabreara

    Friday, May 8, 2015
    LorMet Community Federal Credit Union
    1:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
    3.0 CLE Hours

    12:45 p.m.    Registration

    1:00 p.m.     The Losing Attorney Approach
                         Attorney Michael Illner
           
    2:00 p.m.    The Judicial Approach
                       Honorable David Basinski
             
    3:00 p.m.    Break

    3:15 p.m.    The Appellate Approach
                       Attorney Robert Cabrera

    4:15 p.m.    Adjourn


    COST:   LCBA Member   $105.00*
                 Non-Member    $130.00*

    *This total includes the $5 surcharge for credit card payments.

    LorMet Community Federal Credit Union          
    2051 Cooper Foster Park Road                          
    Amherst, OH 44001  

    Mail Registrations to:      
    LCBA
    627 Broad Street
    Elyria, OH 44035

    Cancellation Policy:  Individuals canceling up to 48 hours prior to the date of the seminar will be issued a credit for attending a future seminar.  Those not attending or those leaving early will receive the course materials in full consideration of the seminar fee paid.

    • May 15, 2015
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Lorain County Court of Common Pleas, Jury Assembly Room, Elyria, Ohio
    LORAIN COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION, INC.

    GENERAL MEETING NOTICE

    Friday, May 15, 2015   12:00 noon


    PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the General Meeting of the Lorain County Bar Association is being held on Friday, May 15, 2015, beginning promptly at 12:00 noon, in the Jury Assembly Room at the Lorain County Justice Center, 225 Court Street, 1st Floor, Elyria, Ohio.

    The 2015-2016 Slate of Officers and Executive Committee Members will be presented at the General Meeting.

    In addition, an amendment to the Lorain County Bar Association, Inc. (“LCBA”) Constitution and By-Laws will be read at this meeting and voted upon at the Bar Association's Annual Meeting on June 12, 2015.

    Please plan to attend.
    Lunch will be provided for those who attend the meeting
    (first come-first served).

    • May 19, 2015
    • 4:30 PM
    • Kinlin Towne Law Offices, Elyria, Ohio
    Juvenile Section Meeting

    Kinlin Towne Law Offices
    Lorain National Bank Building
    124 Middle Ave., Suite 900
    Elyria, OH  44035

    Mexican food and soda will be ordered.

    Please provide Paul an “I am coming” email at the beginning of May, so I can plan the food accordingly, but you can still attend even if you don’t give the “RSVP”.

    Ideas/ Questions – call Paul at 440-329-5769 or email at pmkocsis@yahoo.com

    • June 05, 2015
    • 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    • LorMet Community Federal Credit Union
    THE LORAIN COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
    PRESENTS

    Rules of Evidence

    Friday, June 5, 2015
    12:00 noon - 4:30 p.m.

    4.25 General CLE Credit Hours
    (lunch is included)

    11:45 a.m.      Registration

    12:00 noon     Determining Admissibility
                           The Honorable John Miraldi
           
    1:00 p.m.       Authentication of Social Media and                                             Email Evidence
                          Magistrate Joseph Falbo
             
    1:45 p.m.       Expert Reports and Scientific Evidence
                          Magistrate James Blaszak

    2:30 p.m.      Break

    2:45 p.m.      Witnesses
                         Magistrate Linda Butler

    3:30 p.m.      Authentication, Exhibits &                                                     Courtroom Presentation
                        The Honorable Mark Betleski

    COST:   LCBA Member   $135.00*
                 Non-Member    $170.00*

    *This total includes the $5 surcharge for credit card payments.

    LorMet Community Federal Credit Union          
    2051 Cooper Foster Park Road                          
    Amherst, OH 44001  

    Mail Registrations to:      
    LCBA
    627 W Broad Street
    Elyria, OH 44035

    Cancellation Policy:  Individuals canceling up to 48 hours prior to the date of the seminar will be issued a credit for attending a future seminar.  Those not attending or those leaving early will receive the course materials in full consideration of the seminar fee paid.  Pre-registration is required for lunch.  You may register at the door for the seminar only.

    • June 09, 2015
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • LorMet Community Federal Credit Union, Amherst, Ohio

    The Lorain County Bar Association
    Presents

    A Boxed Lunch Seminar

    Ohio Medicaid Estate Recovery:
    What Can They Get?

    Featuring Attorney Elena A. Lidrbauch
    Hickman & Lowder Co., LPA

    Tuesday, June 9, 2015
    12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m.
     1.0 CLE Hour
     (includes lunch)

    Ohio Medicaid Estate Recovery:  What Can They Get?

    1.    Authority for Medicaid Estate Recovery
           a.     Federal
           b.     Ohio
    2.    Individuals subject to estate recovery
    3.    Services subject to recovery
    4.    Assets subject to recovery
    5.    Exceptions       
    6.    Process               
          a.    Responsible party           
          b.    Reporting forms
    7.   Collection
          a.    Administration of program
          b.    Notice
          c.    Priority of claims
          d.    Surviving spouse exception
    8.   Practice Pointers

    Pre-registration is required for lunch.
    You may register at the door for the seminar only.

    COST:   LCBA Member   $50.00* (includes lunch)
                 Non-Member    $80.00* (includes lunch)

    *This total includes the $5 surcharge for credit card payments.

    LorMet Community Federal Credit Union          
    2051 Cooper Foster Park Road                          
    Amherst, OH 44001  

    Mail Registrations to:       
    LCBA
    627 Broad
    Elyria, Ohio 44035

    Cancellation Policy:  Individuals canceling up to 48 hours prior to the date of the seminar will be issued a credit for attending a future seminar.  Those not attending or those leaving early will receive the course materials in full consideration of the seminar fee paid.


    • June 12, 2015
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Lorain County Court of Common Pleas, Jury Assembly Room, Elyria, Ohio
    LORAIN COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION, INC.

    ANNUAL MEETING NOTICE

    Friday, June 12, 2015   12:00 noon


    PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Annual Meeting of the Lorain County Bar Association is being held on Friday, June 12, 2015, beginning promptly at 12:00 noon the Jury Assembly Room at the Lorain County Justice Center, 225 Court Street, 1st Floor, Elyria, Ohio.


    Please plan to attend.
    Lunch will be provided for those who attend the meeting
    (first come-first served).

    • June 19, 2015
    • 8:45 AM - 3:45 PM
    • LorMet Community Federal Credit Union, Amherst, Ohio
    THE REAL ESTATE SECTION OF
    THE LORAIN COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
    PRESENTS

    Annual Real Estate Section Seminar

    Friday, June 19, 2015
    5.75 CLE Credit Hours
    (5.25 General CLE Hours and .50 Professional Credit Hour)

    8:45 a.m.    Condominium/HOA Law
                       Attorney Ken Reaser
    9:15 a.m.    Current Issues in Real Estate Tax Law
                       Attorney John Kilroy
    10:00 a.m.  Unauthorized Practice and Unethical Conduct
                          by Attorneys in Rea Estate Tax Appeals Cases
                       Attorney John Kilroy
    10:30 a.m.  Break
    10:45 a.m.  Case Law Update
                       Magistrate Ghada Halasa,
                         Lorain County Common Pleas Court
    12:15 p.m.  Lunch (on your own)
    1:15 p.m.    Landlord/Tenant Law
                       Attorney Zachary Simonoff
    2:00 p.m.    Insurance Issues in Real Estate
                       Attorney Kurt Anderson
    2:45 p.m.    Eminent Domain in Pipelines
                       Magistrate James Blaszak,
                       Lorain County Common Pleas Court
    3:45 p.m.    Adjourn

    COST:   LCBA Member   $155.00*
                 Non-Member    $180.00*

    *This total includes the $5 surcharge for credit card payments.


    LorMet Community Federal Credit Union         
    2051 Cooper Foster Park Road                         
    Amherst, OH 44001 

    Mail Registrations to:     
    LCBA
    627 Broad Street
    Elyria, OH 44035
                    
    Cancellation Policy:  Individuals canceling up to 48 hours prior to the date of the seminar will be issued a credit for attending a future seminar.  Those not attending or those leaving early will receive the course materials in full consideration of the seminar fee paid.
    • July 23, 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Great Wolf Lodge, Sandusky, Ohio

    THE LORAIN COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
    PRESENTS

    Estate Planning Update
    at Great Wolf Lodge

    Thursday, July 23, 2015
    9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    4.00 General CLE Hours

    This Program is Approved for 4.00 specialty CLE hours toward estate planning, trust & probate law certification (OSBA)

    9:00 – 10:00 a.m.      Joint Trusts
                                      Attorney Gayle A. Reeves

    10:00 - 11:00 a.m.    The Need to Revise Ohio Marriage Laws
                                      Attorney Alan Acker

    11:00 - 11:15 a.m.    Break

    11:15 – 12:15 p.m.   Gun Trusts
                                     Attorney Bradley Hull, IV

    1:00 – 2:00 p.m.      Current Issues in Ohio Trust Code
                                    Attorneys Joanne Hindel and
                         Steven Dauterman, Fifth Third Bank,           OSBA Board Certified Specialists in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law

    Cost for Seminar (includes lunch):

    $115.00 (early bird - by July 6, 2015)
    $125.00 (after July 6, 2015)

    *This total includes the $5 surcharge for credit card payments.

    We have made arrangements with Great Wolf Lodge to offer friends of the Lorain County Bar Association rooms at the resort for a discounted rate.  You do not have to attend the seminar to take advantage of this offer – your family and staff can also go!  You do not have to stay at the resort to attend the seminar.  Please contact the LCBA for the discounted rates.

    Great Wolf Lodge
    4600 Milan Road
    Sandusky, OH 44870

    Mail Registrations to:
    LCBA
    627 W Broad Street
    Elyria, OH 44035
    440-323-8416

    Cancellation Policy:  Individuals canceling up to 48 hours prior to the date of the seminar will be issued a credit for attending a future seminar.  Those not attending or those leaving early will receive the course materials in full consideration of the seminar fee paid.


    • July 23, 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 4:15 PM
    • Great Wolf Lodge, Sandusky, Ohio

    The Criminal Section of
    The Lorain County Bar Association
    Presents

    2015 OVI Defense Update
    at Great Wolf Lodge

    Featuring Ohio’s Top OVI Defense Lawyers

    Thursday, July 23, 2015
    6.0 General CLEs Hours

    9:00 – 10:00 a.m.   
           Blood Tests – Not What You Think
           What You Need to Know About Blood Testing
           Jon Saia, Esq. – Saia & Piatt, PLL, Columbus

    10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
            It’s the Video, Stupid – FSTs Done Wrong
            Douglas Clifford, Esq. -
                Law Offices of T. Douglas Clifford, LLC, Norwalk

    11:00 - 11:15 a.m.    Break

    11:15 - 12:15 p.m.
            Using 21st Century Technology –
              Making Your Work Easier
            Joseph Hada, Esq. – Saia & Piatt, PLL, Mayfield Heights

    12:15 – 1:00 p.m.    Lunch (provided)

    1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
           De-Scamming Scram – He Really Didn’t Drink, Judge
           Cleve Johnson, Esq. – Columbus

    2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
           Intox 8000: - Ilg Ignored
            The Department of Health is Playing Hide-the-Ball, Still
           Andrew Bucher, Esq. - Balyeat Leahy Daley
                                                         and Miller, Lima

    3:00 - 3:15 p.m.     Break

    3:15 - 4:15 p.m.
           Chemical Testing After McNeely Tests and Refusals
             Should be Excluded
           Terrence R. Rudes, Esq. – Rudes Law Office, Port Clinton

    Cost for Seminar (includes lunch):

    $165.00 (early bird - by July 6, 2015)
    $175.00 (after July 6, 2015)

    *This total includes the $5 surcharge for credit card payments.

    We have made arrangements with Great Wolf Lodge to offer friends of the Lorain County Bar Association rooms at the resort for a discounted rate.  You do not have to attend the seminar to take advantage of this offer – your family and staff can also go!  You do not have to stay at the resort to attend the seminar.  Please contact the LCBA for the discounted rates.

    Great Wolf Lodge
    4600 Milan Road
    Sandusky, OH 44870

    Mail Registrations to:
    LCBA
    627 W Broad Street
    Elyria, OH 44035
    440-323-8416

    Cancellation Policy:  Individuals canceling up to 48 hours prior to the date of the seminar will be issued a credit for attending a future seminar.  Those not attending or those leaving early will receive the course materials in full consideration of the seminar fee paid. 

    • September 14, 2015
    • 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    • Redtail Golf Club, Avon, Ohio
    LCBA Annual Golf Outing

    Reserve the Date!!!

    More Details to Follow


    Monday, September 14, 2015


    Start Getting your Foursome Together!
    (or we can match you up)

    18 holes (Proper Attire Required; Soft Spikes Only)
     
    This is a Four-Person Scramble.
    The winning team will be the foursome with the lowest score.
    At least two golfers on each team must be members of the Lorain County Bar Association for the team to compete for the 1st Place prizes.
    All golfers are eligible for individual awards.



    Redtail Golf Club

    4400 Nagel Road
    Avon, OH 44011


    • November 05, 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • To Be Determined
    Negligence Seminar

    Reserve the Date!!!

    More Details to Follow


    Thursday, November 5, 2015




Past events

April 27, 2015 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
April 21, 2015 Executive Committee Meeting
April 19, 2015 Dolly & Me - Princesses & Tea
April 16, 2015 Domestic Relations Meeting
April 09, 2015 New Lawyers Meeting
March 31, 2015 Women's Committee Meeting
March 30, 2015 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
March 28, 2015 Lorain County Bar Association Foundation Charity Ball
March 19, 2015 Domestic Relations Meeting
March 18, 2015 Real Estate Section Meeting
March 17, 2015 Executive Committee Meeting
March 13, 2015 The Effects of Divorce on Social Security
March 08, 2015 Daylight Saving Time
February 24, 2015 Juvenile Section Meeting
February 23, 2015 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
February 19, 2015 Domestic Relations Meeting
February 12, 2015 New Lawyers Meeting
February 06, 2015 Labor & Employment Law Section Meeting
January 26, 2015 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
January 15, 2015 Domestic Relations Meeting
January 09, 2015 Labor & Empoloyment Law Section Meeting
January 05, 2015 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
December 24, 2014 Lorain County Court Closings
December 18, 2014 Domestic Relations Christmas Gathering
December 12, 2014 Professional Conduct Seminar
December 09, 2014 Attorneys and Electronic Evidence
December 05, 2014 When Domestic Relations & Bankruptcy Collide
November 27, 2014 Thanksgiving Day
November 24, 2014 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
November 20, 2014 Cyber Security for Attorneys
November 18, 2014 Juvenile Section Meeting
November 18, 2014 Business Law Seminar
November 14, 2014 Annual Welcome Reception
November 13, 2014 Anuual Proabte Seminar
November 11, 2014 Veterans Day
November 02, 2014 Daylight Saving Time
October 27, 2014 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
October 23, 2014 Criminal Law Section Meeting
October 23, 2014 New Lawyers Meeting
October 21, 2014 Women's Committee Meeting
October 21, 2014 Executive Committee Meeting
October 16, 2014 Municipal/Government Law Section Meeting
October 16, 2014 Domestic Relations Meeting
October 15, 2014 Ohio State Bar Foundation Meet and Greet
October 14, 2014 Foundation Committee Meeting
October 13, 2014 Columbus Day
October 11, 2014 Nothcoast Grapevine Tours
October 03, 2014 Judges & Lawyers on Judging
September 20, 2014 Rockin' Race-Shoot Out
September 18, 2014 Domestic Relations Meeting
September 10, 2014 Free Legal Advice Clinic
September 10, 2014 Domestic Relations/Juvenile Law Retreat
August 28, 2014 Softball Game and Picnic Dinner
August 27, 2014 Intermediate Elder Law
August 26, 2014 Juvenile Section Meeting
August 22, 2014 The Annual Professional Conduct and Law Management Seminar
August 21, 2014 Criminal Law Section Meeting
August 21, 2014 Domestic Relations Meeting
August 15, 2014 Probate Section Meeting
July 31, 2014 New Lawyers Meeting
July 24, 2014 Criminal Law Section Meeting
July 23, 2014 Women's Committee Meeting
July 17, 2014 Domestic Relations Meeting
July 11, 2014 General Child Support Overview
June 27, 2014 Off the Record with Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith L. French
June 24, 2014 Discovery & Preservation of Social Media Evidence
June 19, 2014 Domestic Relations Meeting
June 13, 2014 Annual Foreclosure Law Seminar
June 10, 2014 Free Legal Advice Clinic
June 06, 2014 Annual Meeting
June 06, 2014 Off the Record with Judge Gary Bennett
June 04, 2014 Crimmigation: The Intersection of Criminal & Immigration Law
June 02, 2014 LCBA Annual Golf Outing
May 22, 2014 Criminal Law Section Meeting
May 20, 2014 Juvenile Section Meeting
May 17, 2014 Domestic Relations Dinner
May 15, 2014 Domestic Relations Meeting
May 15, 2014 New Lawyers Meeting
May 14, 2014 Social Hour/Networking
May 08, 2014 Basic Elder Law
May 02, 2014 Executive Committee Meeting
May 02, 2014 General Meeting
April 28, 2014 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
April 22, 2014 Common Appellate Court Mistakes
April 17, 2014 Domestic Relations Meeting
April 10, 2014 Evidentiary Mistakes: A Judge's Perspective
April 04, 2014 Off the Record with Judge Frank Janik
March 31, 2014 The Lorain County Veterans Treatment Court
March 31, 2014 Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee Meeting
March 20, 2014 Domestic Relations Meeting
December 13, 2013 Collateral Sanctions and the Civic Database
December 12, 2013 Criminal Section Meeting
December 06, 2013 Deconstructing the Car Accident Injury Case
December 05, 2013 2013 Ethics, Professionalism & Substance Abuse Seminar
November 15, 2013 Annual Welcome Reception
November 14, 2013 Annual Probate Seminar
November 13, 2013 Elyria Municipal Court Programs for Defendants
November 12, 2013 An Afternoon with the Court of Appeals
November 07, 2013 How to Represent Defendants in a Foreclosure Action Law 101
November 01, 2013 Representing Clients in Children's Services Litigation
October 18, 2013 Estate Planning 101 - A Boxed Lunch Seminar
October 17, 2013 Domestic Relations Meeting
October 10, 2013 New Lawyers Committee
October 03, 2013 Lunchbox - Ohio Eviction & Landlord/Tenant Law
September 19, 2013 Criminal Section Meeting
September 19, 2013 Domestic Relations Meeting
September 19, 2013 Off the Record Breakfast
September 19, 2013 Softball Game and Picnic Dinner
September 12, 2013 Lunchbox - Preserving Issues for Appeal
September 06, 2013 Lunchbox - Class Action Suits
August 29, 2013 Trust Account Guidelines
August 28, 2013 Small/Solo Practitioners Committee
August 20, 2013 Juvenile Section Meeting
August 19, 2013 Juvenile Section Meeting
August 16, 2013 Executive Committee Meeting
August 15, 2013 LCBA Night with Lake Erie Crushers
August 15, 2013 Domestic Relations Meeting
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