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Event Reivew: Professional Ethics: The Limits of Zealous Representation
Posted on September 14th, 2013

Director of Loss Prevention Gretchen Mote participated in a panel discussion at The Thomas J. Moyer Inn of Court on September 11, 2013 on The Limits of Zealous Representation. While the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct do not include the phrase “zealous advocacy,” it is still sometimes invoked in discussing an attorney’s representation. Ms. Mote’s […]

Acquiring of OSBA Insurance Agency
Posted on August 30th, 2013

Effective August 30, 2013, the Ohio Bar Liability Insurance Company acquired the OSBA Insurance Agency, Inc. from the Ohio State Bar Association.  The purpose of the acquisition was to bring all OSBA insurance related entities under one roof, whereby their combined resources, talent and services can be utilized to better serve and meet the complete […]

Event Review: How to Catch and Keep Clients
Posted on May 14th, 2013

This all-day seminar was planned and coordinated by OBLIC Director of Loss Prevention Gretchen Mote. It was presented at the OSBA Annual Convention on May 9, 2013 at the Renaissance Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio. The seminar provided practical information on using social media ethically and effectively to reach and retain clients. The seminar used a […]

Event Review: Legal Malpractice Insurance and Claims Prevention
Posted on April 12th, 2013

This presentation on April 4, 2013 by OBLIC Director of Loss Prevention at Capital University Law School for the class of Dean Rich Simpson focused on the requirement of legal malpractice insurance and what coverage is provided under lawyers professional liability insurance policies, as well as what is not covered. Ms. Mote also discussed tips […]

Event Review: OACTA Women in the Law Seminar
Posted on February 23rd, 2013

Gretchen Mote, OBLIC Director of Loss Prevention, chaired the Planning Committee for the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys Women in the Law Seminar held at the Hilton Polaris on February 21, 2013. Ms. Mote also moderated the panel discussion Inside/Out: Establishing Effective Relationships Between Inside & Outside Counsel. This seminar brought together women lawyers […]

Event Review: Ethical Traps for Solo & Small Firm Attorneys
Posted on January 20th, 2013

This seminar was presented on January 17, 2013 at the Columbus Bar Association by OBLIC Director of Loss Prevention Gretchen Mote and CBA Ethics Counsel Bruce Campbell for the Columbus Bar Association Solo Small Firm Committee. Applicable rules of the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct were discussed in relation to potential ethical traps solo and […]