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Weston Hurd Garners National and Regional Recognition

Weston Hurd Garners National and Regional Recognition

Weston Hurd LLP is honored to be named by Best Lawyers® in its 2024 “Best Law Firms” rankings in both national and metropolitan categories. According to Best Lawyers, “Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys, and review of […]

Court Issues Temporary Restraining Order Blocking Creation of Department of Education and Workforce

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Court Issues Temporary Restraining Order Blocking Creation of Department of Education and Workforce

The Franklin County Court of Common Pleas has issued a temporary restraining order (“TRO”) blocking Governor DeWine and other state agents from implementing the provisions of Ohio House Bill 33 (“HB 33”) that create the Department of Education and Workforce (“DEW”) and strip the State Board of Education of many of its powers.  Under the […]

Budget Bill Reading Instruction Changes: What You Need to Know

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Budget Bill Reading Instruction Changes: What You Need to Know

This is Part 4 in a Series of Legal Updates the Education Law Group will be providing on House Bill 33… House Bill 33, the “budget bill,” modified and clarified various student-reading requirements as schools enter the 2023-2024 school year and beyond. Importantly, these changes affect the current dyslexia laws and Third Grade Reading Guarantee, […]

Auditor of State Levy Guidance Released

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Auditor of State Levy Guidance Released

The Auditor of State’s office (“AOS”) released its long-awaited levy guidance, which is available for download here. Limitations on activities related to levy and bond issues is a topic that has caused Districts and District officials and employees confusion for some time, but questions surrounding acceptable activities have become even more precarious in recent years […]

CONGRATULATIONS WESTON HURD ATTORNEYS NAMED BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA© 2024

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CONGRATULATIONS WESTON HURD ATTORNEYS NAMED BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA© 2024

Weston Hurd is pleased to announce that 19 attorneys are recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2024 including John Farnan and Kathy Perrico attaining “Lawyer of the Year” recognition. Best Lawyers® uses a methodology “…designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues […]

Budget Bill Transportation: What You Need to Know

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Budget Bill Transportation: What You Need to Know

This is Part 3 in a Series of Legal Updates the Education Law Group will be providing on House Bill 33… House Bill 33, the “budget bill,” brought about various changes to school transportation requirements.  Most of the changes are intended to promote compliance with transportation standards or to facilitate transportation to nonpublic and community […]