Your weekly DBA News & Updates
January 15-19, 2018
*The DBA Offices will be closed on Monday, January 15th in observation of
the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday and will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, January 16th.
Continuing Legal Education
Recent Ethics Violations & the Ethical Perils of Social Media (video replay)
Tues. January 16, 2018 | 9:00-12:15pm | 3.0 Prof Conduct Hrs | Seminar #1718-076
M $105 | NM $150 | PP $0
Speaker: John Ruffolo Esq., DBA Bar Counsel and
Glen R. McMurry, Partner Dungan & LeFevre Co, LPA
Committee Meetings
Criminal Law Committee
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 | 12:00-1:00pm
Paralegal Committee
Guest Speaker: Debbie Munt, Paralegal Specialist, U.S. Attorney's Office
Thursday, January 18, 2018 | 5:30-7:30pm
Brixx Ice Company, 500 East First St., Dayton
Note: Dinner is at member’s cost.

From November 2006 to June 2007 Debbie Munt was detailed with the Dept of State to the Regime Crimes Liaison Office (RCLO), Baghdad Iraq from November 2006 to June 2007 in assistance to the Iraqi High Tribunal in the Prosecution of Saddam Hussein and other Former Bathe Party Members. She will be speaking about this experience.
Upcoming Events
Give back to the community as you join the DBA in helping The Foodbank in its fight against hunger.

Saturday, January 20, 2018
9:00–11:00am Registration and volunteer project
The Foodbank
56 Armor Place
Dayton, OH 45417
Registration includes complimentary DBA T-shirt

*Please note: Closed-toe shoes are required and comfortable clothing is suggested.

Contact Jennifer Otchy:  
2018 Robert Farquhar District Mock Trial Competition
Friday, January 26, 2018 | Training/Lunch 11:00am; Trials 12:00-4:00pm
Montgomery County Courts, 41 N. Perry St., Dayton, OH

Inspire, Reach Out, Give Back!  Please join the Dayton legal community in supporting the local high-schools as they compete in this Mock Trial competition.
The DBA is looking for volunteers to sit as judges for this event.

Contact Chris:  937.222.7902
Wills for Heroes
Saturday, February 24, 2018 | Training 8:30-10:00am; Appointments 10:00-2:00pm
Dayton VA 4100 W. Third St., Bldg. 305 Dayton, OH 45428

Wills For Heroes programs provide free wills and other estate planning documents to first responders and their spouse or domestic partner. Qualified first responders include firefighters, police officers, paramedics, corrections and probation officers from federal, state, county, city and town departments and agencies.

Contact Chris for more details:  937.222.7902
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C.E.O. Program
The DBA in partnership with the Victoria Theatre Association have joined forces to bring you the Company Exclusive Offers (C.E.O.) Program that gets you the best available seats to Victoria Theatre Association performances before they go on sale to the public -- and often at a discount! >View Upcoming Shows & Tickets

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Your DBA Fastcase member benefit includes access to Fastcase 7. The new interface has a personalized start page. You’ll find a search field, help & support, recent news, blog content, search history, and your print queue. Don’t wait, experience Fastcase 7 today!

Ohio Second District Court of Appeals
The Court issues case summaries of the week for the convenience of the public, the bench and the bar. They are a brief statement of the holding of the court in the matter noted and are not to be considered headnotes or syllabi. Readers may obtain copies of an opinion from the particular county's clerk of courts. Full text of each opinion below.
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