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10 “Tricks” to Keeping Your Kids Safe This Halloween

By Karley G. Michels It’s that time of year again! All of the little ghosts, goblins (or ninja turtles) of the neighborhood will be at your doorstep asking for a sweet treat tonight. According to The Globe and Mail, most parents consider letting their kids trick-or-treat by themselves on … [Read more...]

The Dayton, Ohio Red-Light Camera Dispute – What do I Need to Know?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Caitlin DiCrease, a law student from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. What is the law on Red-Light Cameras in Ohio? Speeding and the running of red lights are two of the most common traffic … [Read more...]

Legal Fee Arbitration — Knowing Your Rights as a Lawyer

Follow the link to read Justin Lawrence’s most recent article in The Advocate, educating Kentucky attorneys about Kentucky’s fee arbitration system that acts as an alternative to costly civil suits over legal fees. Legal Fee Arbitration — Knowing Your Rights as a Lawyer … [Read more...]

Client Appreciation for Renee Chase

Renee Chase, one of our valued Workers’ Compensation paralegals, recently received a surprise bouquet of flowers from a grateful client.  Lawrence & Associates values customer service and encourages employees to go the extra mile to help our clients through trying times.  Renee does a wonderful … [Read more...]

Join Us as We Restore Trees in Buena Vista Park

In the fall of 2015, vandals destroyed newly planted saplings at the Buena Vista Park in Newport, Kentucky. Lawrence & Associates heard about this criminal act through the Newport Parks Renaissance Commission’s Facebook posts, and offered to help. After six months of planning and a short winter, … [Read more...]

Social Media and Lawsuits – What You Say Can Be Used Against You by a Defense Attorney

The American Association for Justice creates Trial Magazine, which discusses best practices for trial attorneys and their clients. A recent article on the use of social media by litigants gave ten excellent pointers. For years, judges have allowed defense attorneys to look at social media … [Read more...]

Spotlight On Pete Tripp

Learn more about Pete Tripp, the Senior Associate at Lawrence & Associates How long have you been in practice? Since 2012. I have been with Lawrence and associates since early 2015. I am admitted in Ohio and Kentucky. Prior to practicing law, my career was in sales, and retail … [Read more...]

Tort Reform, and How It Hurts Us

Rumor has it that tort reform will be on the legislative agenda in Kentucky in 2016, based on leaks from Matt Bevin’s transition team meetings. Tort reform is great for insurance companies, but hurts average state citizens. To get an idea of how much it can hurt an average citizen, Lawrence & … [Read more...]

Spotlight on Danielle Rodriguez

Learn more about Danielle Rodriguez, an Associate at Lawrence & Associates How long have you been in practice? I have been with the Firm since July 2015. Prior to practicing law, I taught in public and private education for 8 years. Describe your area of practice. I currently focus on … [Read more...]

The Problem with Using Yelp When Searching for an Attorney

Yelp can be a thorn in the side of many professionals because Google tends to emphasize Yelp reviews and even publish them in search results. However, Yelp reviews tend not to accurately capture a professional service’s – or any small business’s – actual client relationships. Many have complained … [Read more...]