Your weekly DBA News & Updates
February 25 - March 1, 2019
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DBA Committee Meetings of the Week
Thursday, February 28 @ 5:00pm
Corporate Counsel

Friday, March 1@ 11:30am RSVP
Public Service & Congeniality
2019 DBA Annual Probate Law Institute
2019 DBA Annual Probate Law Institute
Friday, March 1 | 8:30am - 4:30pm | 6.5 General Hrs
Sinclair Community College, Building 12
M $240 | NM $325 | PP $30
*Materials will be available in electronic format.
**Printed Materials are $30, with sales ending February 25.

LCNB National Bank
8:30am - 9:45am “I Do – I Don’t”: The Law of Marital Agreements in Ohio 
Susan L. Racey, Tucker Ellis LLP, Cleveland, 1.25 hr

9:45am - 10:45am Merge and Splurge: Joint Trusts During the Continuing Saga of “Temporary” Tax Law 
Edwin P. Morrow, Esq., U.S. Bank, Cincinnati, 1.0 hr 

10:45am - 11:00am Break

11:00am - 12:00pm GPS for Ethical Practice in the Probate Arena
Hon. Jack Puffenberger, Judge, Lucas County Probate Court 1.0 hr

12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch

1:00pm - 2:15pm Case Law Update 
Paula D. Haas, Magistrate, Summit County Probate Court 1.25 hrs

2:15pm - 2:30pm Break

2:30pm - 3:30pm Survey of H.B. 595: Top 10 Ohio Estate, Trust, and Probate Law Changes Coming in 2019
Elizabeth Weinewuth, Esq., Vorys, Cincinnati 1.0 hr

3:30pm - 4:30pm Montgomery County Probate Court “Hour of Power:” Current Issues at the Court 
Judge, Magistrates and Staff 1.0 hr
March Chancery Club Luncheon | Friday, March 1st

The Chancery Club Luncheon
Friday, March 1 | 11:30am | The Old Courthouse
Speaker: Dean Andrew Strauss,  UDSL
Topic: “The University of Dayton School of Law and the Future of Online Legal Education”
Caterer: Boosalis Baking and Cafe

*The DBA would like to thank the Eichelberger Foundation for its generosity in sponsoring these luncheons
Dayton Bar Foundation Grant Applications Deadline March 1st

The Dayton Bar Foundation, created in 1984, is a 501( C )(3)charitable organization and serves as the philanthropic arm of the Greater Dayton Legal Community.

To be considered, the application package must be completed according to the Grant Application Guidelines and submitted by March 1, 2019.
DBA Member Benefits
  • February 2019 Dayton Bar Briefs Magazine
  • C.E.O. Program Victoria Theatre Association
  • Oberer's Flowers
Read it here first before it hits mailboxes! Happy -early- Valentines Day. Barrister of the Month, Rising Star feature + much more!
The DBA in partnership with the Victoria Theatre Association are still bringing you the Company Exclusive Offers (C.E.O.) Program that gets you awesome seats to awesome shows, before they go on sale to the public -- and often at a discount! View Upcoming Shows & Tickets
Start thinking ahead for Valentine's Day! Call today or order online to Oberers Flowers and use the code word "DBA" to receive 15% off your order. 

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Mark Your Calendars for these Future DBA Events!
*Thursday, April 4, 2019
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
2019 Domestic Relations Institute
Friday, April 12, 2019
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Friday, May 10, 2019
Celebration of Life Memorial Luncheon
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Annual Meeting
Friday, May 31, 2019
Court News
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.
University of Dayton Pre Law Program
The University of Dayton Pre-Law Program is looking for attorneys to judge in one or more of the four rounds of our Opening Round Championship Series (ORCS) Friday-Sunday, 15-17 March, in Hamilton, OH.
•    Round One, Friday, March 15, 2019 at 5:30pm (dinner available at 5pm)
•    Round Two, Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 9:00am (continental breakfast at 8:30am)
•    Round Three, Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 1:30pm (lunch available at 1pm)
•    Round Four, Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 9:00am (continental breakfast at 8:30am)
Five teams will proceed from this prestigious tournament to be among the 48 competing at the Nationals in Philadelphia. No prior experience is required; meals will be provided during judges’ training sessions.
To volunteer, please contact Judge Dan Haughey (Butler Area III) at or contact our office at 937-229-4229 with any questions you might have. Thank you for your support of these future members of your profession.
DBA Annual Partners
Providing annual financial support and partnership in our mission to further the administration of justice, enhance the public's respect for the law,
and promote excellence & collegiality in the legal profession.