Notable News – July 2018

Sunday July 1, 2018 Published in

Jay R. Carson is running for state office as the District 13 Representative to the Ohio House of Representative. District 13 encompasses parts of Lakewood and Cleveland. Jay has gained significant legislative experience by serving as a legislative aide to the Ohio General Assembly, through his work for the Cuyahoga County Workforce Investment Board and Lakewood Civil Service Commission, and through his representation of clients in government-related matters.

On May 23, 2018, Wegman Law’s WAVE (Women Achieving Victory Everyday) group hosted Dr. Francoise Adan, the Endowed Connor Chair of Integrative Medicine at University Hospitals, for a discussion on managing stress and building resilience. The event was well-attended and marked the largest attendance for a WAVE event so far. Stay tuned for information regarding future WAVE events.

Peter A. Hessler and Aaron A. Hessler presented at the Future Lutheran Administrators – Midwest Educators (FLAME) Conference on June 19, 2018 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Their presentation consisted of an overview of key legal issues facing Lutheran Schools in the current social and political climate.

Peter A. Holdsworth and Jay R. Carson obtained a preliminary injunction enforcing a noncompete agreement against an international competitor for a manufacturing client in the U.S. Northern District of Ohio.

Jay R. Carson and Dr. Michael Baranowski, Associate Professor of Political Science at Northern Kentucky University, will be presenting at the Northern District of Ohio Chapter, Federal Bar Association 2018 State of the Court Luncheon on October 9, 2018. Jay and Dr. Baranowski will be speaking about the political process in the federal judiciary.

Rachel E. Lyons recently secured a temporary restraining order on behalf of the beneficiaries to a trust and thereby protected the assets of the trust from being further depleted by the now erstwhile trustee.  The matter is now in mediation as Rachel seeks to recover as much of the former assets as possible.


Wegman Hessler specializes in business law for business leaders, applying legal discipline to solve business problems to help business owners run smarter. For more than 50 years, this Cleveland business law firm provides full-service strategic legal counsel for closely held businesses. Learn more at www.wegmanlaw.com.

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