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W. Roger Fry, lawyer who loved nature and carvings, dead at 77

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2017/05/05/w-roger-fry-lawyer-who-loved-nature-and-carvings-dead-77/101291172/ W. Roger Fry liked to recall events in Music Hall when the old Hook & Hastings pipe organ was still in use. The conversation would often turn to his great-great-grandfather, Henry L. Fry and his son William H., who designed and carved, with help from their wood-carving students, the great screen that surrounded the organ. “The native black...

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Roger Fry Receives John P. Kiely Professionalism Award

W. Roger Fry, an attorney who has been with Rendigs for 54 years, was honored by the Cincinnati Bar Association at their Annual Meeting on April 29, 2016.  Roger received the John P. Kiely Professionalism Award which recognized “his reputation of professionalism and commitment to his clients and his practice” (CBA Annual Meeting Program). Per the CBA website, this...

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In For A Penny, In For A Pound

  Does your business hire labor through staffing agencies or subcontractors? Do you share workers with another company? If so, new interpretive guidance from the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) Wage & Hour Division suggests you should pay careful attention to those shared workers and their hours, as your business could be responsible for more of their wages than...

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Roger Fry to Receive CBA Professionalism Award

Rendigs attorney W. Roger Fry will receive the John P. Kiely Professionalism Award during the Cincinnati Bar Association Annual Meeting on April 29, 2016. Per the CBA website, this award “recognizes a trial lawyer for possessing outstanding trial skills and demonstrating the highest degree of professionalism, civility and ethical standards in his or her daily practice.” The award is named...

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2016 John P. Kiely Professionalism Award

The Cincinnati Bar Association is now accepting nominations for the 2016 John P. Kiely award.  Per the CBA, “This award recognizes a trial lawyer for possessing outstanding trial skills and demonstrating the highest degree of professionalism, civility, and ethical standards in his or her daily practice.”  This award is named after Rendigs named Partner John P. Kiely who strongly...

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W. Roger Fry Honored by CBA

Rendigs and the Cincinnati Bar Association are recognizing W. Roger Fry at the 2015 Senior Counselor’s Luncheon.  This celebration which honors CBA members who have turned 75 or have been in practice for 50 years, is being held on October 21, 2015 at noon in the Hall of Mirrors in Downtown Cincinnati. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit...

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If they can’t pay, sue everyone!

One of the main reasons business owners form an LLC or incorporate is to shield themselves from personal liability for company debts. To justify the notion of limited liability for owners, corporations and limited liability companies have long been considered fictitious legal entities that are separate and apart from their owners. However, if a litigious claimant convinces a court that the owner is...

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Mike Foley Elected to ABOTA Membership

Rendigs congratulates Partner Michael P. Foley on his recent election to membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Membership in ABOTA is by invitation only and is limited to attorneys who have completed at least 20 civil jury trials to jury verdict or hung jury as lead counsel.  Further, ABOTA-initiated attorneys must possess “high personal character and...

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U.S. economy growing steadily, but small banks are at risk

If Federal Reserve head Janet Yellen called Stephen Wilson and asked his advice on monetary policy, he’d tell her to raise interest rates a quarter percent. Business owners are flush with cash, but they are still uncertain about the economy, the Lebanon-based LCNB Corp. chairman and CEO told the Bolder Business group on May 20. If entrepreneurs thought interest...

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