All Communities

45 total

Access to Justice  

The Access to Justice Committee is composed of legal professionals committed to ensuring equal justice under the law for all Ohioans. The committee advocates for adequate funding for civil legal services, pro bono service and other public interest programs.

  last person joined 2 days ago

Administrative Law  

Administrative law encompasses matters related to the powers, procedures and acts of public agencies and executive officials. In particular, the Administrative Law Committee's focus regards rule-making and adjudicatory procedures of Ohio’s state and local government agencies, as well as the scope of judicial review over those agencies actions.

  last person joined 2 months ago

Agricultural Law  

The Agricultural Law Committee is concerned with state and federal legal matters governing the cultivation of various crops and the raising and management of livestock.

  last person joined one month ago

Animal Law  

The Animal Law Committee is for legal professionals interested in non-human, animal-related legal matters and associated humane considerations.

  last person joined one month ago

Antitrust Law Section Council  

The Antitrust Law Section Council are members of the section appointed by the OSBA president to discuss implement programs and events to further the work of the section and serve its members.

  last person joined 9 months ago

Antitrust Section  

The Antitrust Law Section Council includes members of the section who are appointed by the OSBA president to discuss and implement programs and events that further the work of the section and serve its members.

  last person joined 3 months ago

Aviation Law  

The Aviation Law Committee provides an interactive forum for legal professionals interested in the equipment and facilities for passenger and cargo air travel, as well as associated legal and business concerns.

  last person joined 2 months ago

Banking, Commercial & Bankruptcy Law  

This committee provides a forum for legal professionals interested in banking, commercial and bankruptcy law, which encompasses debtor/creditor rights, secured transactions, negotiable instruments, commercial leasing, Article 9 of the UCC, etc.

  last person joined 22 days ago

Construction Law  

The Construction Law Committee's community is for legal professionals interested in legal matters related to the design, building, construction or development of real estate, structures and infrastructure.

  last person joined one month ago

Corporate Counsel Section  

The Corporate Counsel Section Council is composed of section members who are appointed by the OSBA president to discuss and implement programs and events that further the work of the section and serve its members.

  last person joined 22 days ago

Corporation Law  

The Corporation Law Committee is concerned with legal matters related to corporate formation, management and dissolution, including mergers and acquisitions. The committee proposes, reviews and comments on state laws and regulations.

  last person joined yesterday

Criminal Justice  

The Criminal Justice Committee is composed of judges, prosecutors and criminal defense attorneys who are interested in the legal and procedural aspects of criminal law. The committee reviews and comments on proposed laws and rules affecting the rights of the accused.

  last person joined one month ago

Education Law  

The Education Law Committee is involved with the regulation of public and private schools, educational institutions and facilities and education requirements, including school board and school district administration and operations, required curricula and instruction methods, athletic and extracurricular activities, discrimination and liability and faculty, as well as staff and student relations.

  last person joined 20 days ago

Elder and Special Needs Law  

The Elder and Special Needs Law Committee is concerned with the legal needs of persons of advanced age and those with special needs. The committee considers laws and regulations involving Medicaid, Medicare, long term care insurance and other programs designed to provide coverage for health care, social services, rehabilitation and housing programs, and adult protective services, including guardianships.

  last person joined 6 hours ago

Environmental Law  

The Environmental Law Committee provides an interactive forum for legal professionals interested in federal and state regulation dealing with environmental law issues such as air and water quality regulations, regulatory compliance and contaminated site remediation.

  last person joined 2 months ago

Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law Section Council  

The Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law Section Council includes members of the section who are appointed by the OSBA president to discuss and implement programs and events to further the work of the section and serve its members.

  last person joined 9 months ago

Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Section  

The Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Section is for legal professionals interested in regulatory, legislative and judicial matters related to estate planning, trust and probate law.

  last person joined 6 days ago

Ethics  

The Ethics Committee considers and acts on the broad range of issues that affect the legal ethics and professional conduct of Ohio lawyers and judges. The committee makes recommendations on such issues to the Board of Governors, the Council of Delegates and to the members of the Ohio legal community.

  last person joined one month ago

Family Law  

Family Law Committee members are interested in the legal regulation of family relationships including spouses, parents, children, guardians, wards and domestic partners. Legal issues include marriage, domestic violence, divorce, child custody, marital property rights, paternity and parental rights and obligations.

  last person joined 2 months ago

Federal Courts and Practice  

The Federal Courts & Practice committee is composed of legal professionals who practice before federal courts and agencies. Members of the committee interact regularly with federal judges in Ohio, many of whom are members of the committee.

  last person joined one month ago

Health Care Law  

The Health Care Law Committee's legal professionals are interested in the regulation of hospitals, healthcare facilities, health maintenance organizations and health care professionals. Legal issues include accreditation, licensing, certification and registration requirements, antitrust matters and unfair trade practices, health insurance or managed care plans, claims practices and procedures, peer review or utilization review procedures and alternative medical treatments.

  last person joined one month ago

Insurance Law  

The Insurance Law Committee provides a forum for lawyers interested in the regulation of the insurance industry, including the licensing, certification and approval of types of insurance policies or plans covering life, health or managed care, as wells as property and casualty lines of business.

  last person joined 14 days ago

Insurance Staff Counsel Committee  

The Insurance Staff Counsel is delighted to offer this interactive forum for legal professionals interested in the insurance defense aspect of litigation. The committee's goal for this community is to provide a resource to help members communicate with each other and share resources.

  last person joined 6 hours ago

Intellectual Property Law Section  

The Intellectual Property Section is for legal professionals interested in regulatory, legislative and judicial matters related to intellectual property law.

  last person joined 22 days ago

Intellectual Property Section Council  

The Intellectual Property Law Section Council are members of the section appointed by the OSBA president to discuss implement programs and events to further the work of the section and serve its members.

  last person joined 9 months ago

Judicial Administration & Legal Reform  

the Judicial Administration & Legal Reform Committee offers an interactive community for lawyers interested in the operation of Ohio courts, including rules of practice and evidence, funding, access and efficiency.

  last person joined 2 months ago

Juvenile Law  

The Juvenile Law Committee is interested in child welfare (health, safety and placement or custody) and the rules and procedures for dealing with juvenile delinquency, status offenses or dependency.

  last person joined one month ago

Labor Employment Law Section  

The Labor & Employment Section is for legal professionals interested in regulatory, legislative and judicial matters related to labor and employment law.

  last person joined 28 days ago

Litigation Section  

The Litigation Section is delighted to offer this interactive forum for legal professionals interested in all aspects of a litigation practice. The Sections goal for this Community is to provide a resource to help members communicate with each other and share resources.

  last person joined 9 days ago

Media Law  

The Media Law Committee is delighted to offer this interactive forum for legal professionals interested in regulatory, legislative and judicial matters related to media law. The committee's goal for this Community is to provide a resource to help members communicate with each other and share resources.

  last person joined 4 months ago

Military and Veterans Affairs Committee  

The Military and Veterans Affairs Committee provides a forum for legal professionals concerned with the welfare and administration of programs and services that benefit active military, as well as veterans and their families.

  last person joined 14 days ago

Natural Resources Law  

The Natural Resources Law Committee is delighted to offer this interactive forum for legal professionals interested in regulatory, legislative and judicial matters related to natural resources law. The committee's goal for this Community is to provide a resource to help members communicate with each other and share resources.

  last person joined 2 months ago

Negligence Law  

The Negligence Law Committee is delighted to offer this interactive forum for legal professionals interested in regulatory, legislative and judicial matters related to negligence law. The committee's goal for this Community is to provide a resource to help members communicate with each other and share resources.

  last person joined one month ago

Ohio Law Students  

This community fosters connections among law students and legal professionals from around the state.

  last person joined 21 hours ago

Paralegals  

The Paralegal Committee is delighted to offer this interactive forum for paralegal professionals interested in the professional development for paralegals. the committee's goal for this Community is to provide a resource to help members communicate with each other and share resources.

  last person joined 16 days ago

Public Utilities  

The Public Utilities Committee provides this interactive community for lawyers interested in regulatory, legislative and judicial matters related to public utilities law and practice in Ohio.

  last person joined one month ago

Real Property Law Section  

The Real Property Section is for legal professionals interested in regulatory, legislative and judicial matters related to real property law.

  last person joined 16 days ago

Real Property Law Section Council  

The Real Property Section Council is composed of members of the section appointed by the OSBA president to discuss and implement programs and events to further the work of the section and serve its members.

  last person joined 9 months ago

Senior Lawyers Section  

The Senior Lawyers Section offers this interactive forum for legal professionals interested in providing guidance and assistance to senior lawyers in preparing for and adjusting to changes in their professional life and financial activities and in assisting lawyers, regardless of their age, whose practice includes the handling of legal matters for clients who are in their “senior” stage of life. This Community is provides a resource to help members communicate with each other and share resources.

  last person joined 3 months ago

Solo, Small Firms, General Practice Section  

The Solo, Small Firms & General Practice Section Council is composed of members of the section appointed by the OSBA president to discuss and implement programs and events to further the work of the section and serve its members.

  last person joined 9 days ago

Taxation  

The Taxation Committee is delighted to offer this interactive forum for legal professionals interested in legislation, regulation, case law and policy pertaining to tax laws of interest to businesses, organizations and individuals in Ohio.

  last person joined 14 days ago

Traffic Law  

The Traffic Law Committee offers this interactive forum for legal professionals interested in regulatory, legislative and judicial matters related to traffic law. The committee's goal for this Community is to provide a resource to help members communicate with each other and share resources.

  last person joined one month ago

Women In The Profession Section  

The Women in the Profession Section offers this interactive forum for legal professionals interested in furthering the professional and personal lives of women lawyers. The section's goal for this Community is to provide a resource to help members communicate with each other and share resources.

  last person joined one month ago

Workers' Compensation Law  

The Workers’ Compensation Law Committee provides an interactive forum for legal professionals interested in regulatory, legislative and judicial matters related to workers’ compensation law.

  last person joined 3 months ago

Young Lawyers Section  

The Young Lawyers Section is focused on providing its members with opportunities for professional development. The section's goal for this Community is to provide a resource to help members communicate with each other and share resources.

  last person joined 9 days ago