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Toledo Legal News - News James R. Carnes inducted as Fellow of American College of Trial Lawyers


Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that James R. Carnes, partner in the Toledo office, has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), one of the premier legal associations in North America. The induction ceremony took place before an audience of 850 at the College’s annual meeting, held in New Orleans, Louisiana on Saturday, September 29, 2018.

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Three from Toledo charged for identity-theft conspiracy

A 16-count indictment was unsealed charging three people for their roles in a conspiracy to steal people’s identities and personal information to obtain stolen or unauthorized credit cards to buy electronics, clothing, appliances and other items.

Date Published: July 22, 2019

Toledo Law competes at China IP Moot Court Competition

Toledo Law students competed at the Beijing Foreign Studies University-Wanhuida Cup Intellectual Property Moot Court Competition held in Beijing on earlier this summer. This year, the competition hosted twelve teams from China, and Toledo Law was the only team from the United States.

Date Published: July 22, 2019

Alaska man sentenced to prison for $750k scheme

An Alaska man is headed to prison for defrauding 15 victims out of money, property and services valued at more than $750,000, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Morgan County Prosecutor Mark Howdyshell announced recently.

Date Published: July 19, 2019

Toledo football single-game tickets on sale now

The Rockets have six home games in 2019, highlighted by a much-anticipated non-conference matchup with BYU on Sept. 28 and four Mid-American Conference contests, including the Homecoming Game vs. Western Michigan on Oct. 5. The home opener is on Sept. 14 vs. Murray State.

Date Published: July 19, 2019

Use Your 529 plan at trade schools

With the amount of student loan debt still rising, Generation Z — the students born between 1995 and 2010 —are looking at all options available for education after high school, including trade and specialty schools, certificate programs, and community colleges in addition to traditional four-year universities and colleges.

Date Published: July 19, 2019

‘Celebrating Comeback of the Burning River’ documentary wins Emmy award

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Lower Great Lakes Chapter announced recently the awarding of an Emmy for an Ohio EPA documentary chronicling the recovery of the Cuyahoga River. The 13-minute video, “Celebrating the Comeback of the Burning River,” revisits the June 22, 1969, river fire that gained national attention. The creation of federal and state clean air and water regulations (and agencies) soon followed, marking the beginning of remarkable environmental restorations throughout the country, including those improvements now evident in the Cuyahoga River.

Date Published: July 19, 2019

Forever Buckeyes welcomes Ohioans home

“Once a Buckeye, always a Buckeye” was the thinking of the Ohio Department of Higher Education (formerly the Ohio Board of Regents) and the Ohio General Assembly when they created the Forever Buckeyes program in 2011.

Date Published: July 17, 2019

Toledo honored with NABC team academic excellence award

The Toledo men's basketball team has received the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Team Academic Excellence Award, the association announced last Thursday. The award is in its seventh year of existence, and the Rockets have received the award in four of the last six years. Toledo was one of just two Mid-American Conference schools to be honored this year and is one of 14 schools to achieve this accomplishment at least four times in the last six years.

Date Published: July 17, 2019

Walmart Inc. and Brazil-Based subsidiary agree to pay $137 million to resolve foreign corrupt practices act case

Walmart Inc. (Walmart), a U.S.-based multinational retailer and its wholly owned Brazilian subsidiary, WMT Brasilia S.a.r.l. (WMT Brasilia), have agreed to pay a combined criminal penalty of $137 million to resolve the government’s investigation into violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). WMT Brasilia pleaded guilty recently in connection with the resolution.