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Weston Hurd Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022

Weston Hurd Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022

Recognition in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022, is based on a methodology “…designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.” Best Lawyers® is the only purely peer-review™ guide to the legal profession. Congratulations Weston Hurd attorneys: […]

Weston Hurd Welcomes New Partner Matthew Seeley

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Weston Hurd Welcomes New Partner Matthew Seeley

WESTON HURD LLP is pleased to announce that MATTHEW K. SEELEY has joined the Firm as a Partner. Matthew is a commercial, employment, and real estate attorney with nearly 25 years of accumulated experience representing clients who include Fortune 500 companies, midsized entities, startups, and individuals. During his career, Matthew has litigated cases throughout Ohio, and […]

Weston Hurd LLP is pleased to announce that Tina Y. Rhodes has joined the Firm as a Partner

Weston Hurd LLP is pleased to announce that Tina Y. Rhodes has joined the Firm as a Partner

Tina Y. Rhodes focuses her practice on litigation including employment, business, products liability, appellate, and real estate matters. Tina received her J.D. cum laude in 1986 from North Carolina Central University School of Law and her B.A. in 1983 from Cleveland State University. In addition to her Ohio Bar admission, Tina is admitted before the United States District […]

Business Real Estate Tenants and Real Property Tax Reductions

Business Real Estate Tenants and Real Property Tax Reductions

This is the third and last installment of advisories discussing recently enacted Ohio Senate Bill 57 (the “Bill”) and its impact on Ohio real property tax reductions and exemptions. Frequently, commercial and industrial property leases require the tenant to pay all expenses attending the realty leased, including real estate taxes. However, historically, under applicable law, such a business tenant could […]

Ohio Charitable Supportive Housing Property Tax Exemption Solidified

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Ohio Charitable Supportive Housing Property Tax Exemption Solidified

In last week’s Advisory, we reported that Ohio Governor Mike DeWine had signed S.B.57 (the “Bill”) which allows for applying to reduce real property taxes due to circumstances directly related to COVID-19. Also contained within the Bill are provisions which solidify the exemption from real property taxes for §501(c)(3) organizations which provide supported housing to individuals diagnosed with […]

Real Property Tax Help – New Special COVID-19 Reductions

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Real Property Tax Help – New Special COVID-19 Reductions

Beginning on July 26, 2021, property owners in Ohio can apply to reduce their real estate taxes if their property’s value has suffered specifically due to COVID-19 related circumstances. This new law provides a one-time special opportunity for property owners to reduce real estate taxes due to effects of the pandemic. These special applications for reduction must provide detailed […]

Employers Watch Your Mail; New Ohio Law Encourages Tidal Wave of Litigation

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Employers Watch Your Mail; New Ohio Law Encourages Tidal Wave of Litigation

Ohio’s new employment discrimination law, the Employment Law Uniformity Act (the “Act”) took effect April 15, 2021. This law (House Bill 352) has already created a landslide of new employment lawsuits chiefly because the statute of limitations for the filing of employment discrimination claims has been reduced from 6 to 2 years. To counterbalance this reduced statute of limitations, the […]