Your weekly DBA News & Updates
January 7-11, 2019
DBA Committee Meetings are Back!
Monday, January 7, 2019 @ 4:00 PM
Juvenile Law RSVP

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 @ 5:00pm
Troll Pub at 216 Wayne Avenue
Civil Trial Practice RSVP
CANCELED - Tuesday, January 8, 2019 @ Noon
Young Lawyers Division (YLD)  RSVP

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 @ Noon
Labor & Employment Law   RSVP
CANCELED - Wednesday, January 9, 2019 @ Noon Appellate Court Practice

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 @ Noon
Federal Practice RSVP
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 @ 4:00pm
Estate Planning Trust & Probate Law  
Topic: Tax Minimization (1.0 hr optional CLE)

Thursday, January 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
Cocoa’s Bistro
Real Property Committee RSVP
Thursday, January 10, 2019 @ Noon
Judge Woods Courtroom
Domestic Relations RSVP

Thursday, January 10, 2019 @ Noon
Diversity Issues  RSVP
DBA CLE Offerings for the Week
DBA Estate Planning, Trust, Probate Law Committee presents:
Tax Minimization under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
1.0 General Hr
M $25 | NM $45 | P $0
Presenter: Sam Hemmeter, CPA
Individual taxpayers
  • New brackets – smooth income between working/retirement years
  • IRA stretch planning – still works
  • New standard deduction –“bunching” itemized deduction to maximize
  • Education planning – 529 plans and college tuition credits
Law firm owners - small business income tax deduction
  • Permanent tax saving! Free deduction
  • Examples
  • Above the phase-out? Other planning techniques to maximize
  • Use it as a shelter for Roth conversions
  • Other ideas
Estate tax and Estate/Trust income tax changes
  • Estate tax exemption – sunset in 2026
  • Planning for elderly clients – GRAT
  • Other planning
  • Income taxation of trusts/estates – changes and planning
Go Online for Self-Study CLE
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2019 DBA Robert Farquhar District Mock Trial Competition
Friday, January 18, 2019
Montgomery County Courts
Lunch & Training 11:00am | Trials 12:00pm-4:00pm

More details about this year's Mock Trial here
Help Volunteer by contacting Chris here
Volunteer with us in the New Year!
2nd Annual DBA Volunteer Day
Saturday, January 19, 2019
The FoodBank Dayton
9:00am - 12:00pm

RSVP to Volunteer here
Save the Date
Special DBA TSA PreCheck Event
This event is open to DBA Members, Non-Members, Family and Friends.
February 5th and 6th, 2019 | DBA Offices | Cost $85
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Friday, January 18, 2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Friday, February 1, 2019
February 5 & 6, 2019
Friday, March 1, 2019
*Thursday, April 4, 2019
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Friday, May 10, 2019
Celebration of Life Memorial Luncheon
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
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Montgomery County Prosecutor's Office
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From Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, General Division

Comments requested: The General Division of the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas will accept public comments until January 11, 2019, on an adopted amendment to the Court’s Local Rules of Practice and Procedure, specifically, Rule 2.05, Pleadings and Motions.

Pursuant to Rule 1.03 the Local Rules of Practice and Procedure for the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas and Rule 5 of the Rules of Superintendence for the Courts of Ohio, the adopted amendment is being published for a sixty-day comment period beginning Wednesday, November 13, 2018, through Friday, January 11, 2019.

Comments on the amendment must be submitted in writing to:
Steven C. Hollon, Court Administrator, 41 N. Perry Street, P.O. Box 972, Dayton, Ohio 45422 or and received no later than 4:30pm on Friday, January 11, 2019. Please include your full name and regular mailing address in any comment submitted by email. Copies of all comments submitted will be provided to the Judges of the General Division for their review and consideration.

To view the amendment to Local Rule 2.05, visit under “Court News & Announcements.”
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Ohio Second District Court of Appeals
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